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EMORY UNIVERSITY 



HAM PTON 



HYMNAL 



ANH 



mm service. 



Ham pton, -Va., 
Normal School Press, 

1892. 



HYMNS 



(Nicaea P. M.) A. Heber. 

i Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty! 
Early in the morning our song shall rise 

to t hee, 
Holy, holy, holy, merciful and mighty, 
God in three persons, blessed Trinity. 

2 Holy, holy, holy ! all the saints adore thee, 
Casting down their golden crowns around 

the glassy sea ; 
Cherubim and seraphim falling down before 
thee, 
_ Which wert and art and evermore shall be. 

3 Holy, holy, holy ! though the darkness hide 

thee, 
Though the eye of sinful man thy glory 

may not see ; 
Only thou art holy ; there is none beside 

thee, 
Perfect in power, in love and purity. 

4 Holy, holy, holy ! Loid God Almighty ! 

All thy works shall praise thy name, in earth 

and sky and sea ;. 
Holy, holy, holy, merciful and mighty; 
God in three persons, blessed Trinity. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

(Faben, 8s, 7s, D) R. Mant. 

i Lord, thy glory fills the heaven ; 

Earth is with its fullness stored ; 
Unto thee be glory given, 

Holy, holy, holy Lord ! 
Heaven is still with anthems ringing ; 

Earth takes up the angels" cry, 
Holy, holy, holy, singing, 

Lord of hosts, thou Lord most high. 

2 Evf-r thus in God's high praises, 

Brethten, let our tongues unite, 
Whiie our thoughts his greatness raises, 

And our love his gifts excite ; 
With his seraph train before him, 

With his holy church below, 
Thus unite we to adore him, 

Bid we thus our anthem flow. 

3 Lord, thy glory fills the heaven, 

Earth is with its fullness stored ; 
Unto thee be glory given, 

Holy, holy, holy Lord ! 
Thus thy glorious name confessing, 

We adopt the angels' cry, 
Holy, holy, holy, blessing 

Thee, the Lord our God most high ! 



3 (Lowry. L.-M.) T. K'en. 

1 Awake, my soul, and-with the sun 
Thy daily stage of duty run ; 
Shake off dull sloth, and joyful rise 
To pay thy morning sacrifice. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

i Awake, lift up thyself, my heart, 
And with the angels bear thy part. 
Who allnight long unwearied sing 
High praises to the eternal King. 

3 Glory to thee, who safe hast kept, 
And hast refreshed me while I slept; 
Grant, Lord, when I from death shall wa 
I may of endless life partake. 

4 Lord, I my vows to thee renew : 
Scatter my sins as morning dew ; 
Guard my first springs of thought and wil 
And with thyself my spirit fill. 

5 Direct, control, suggest, this day, 
All I design, or do, or say ; 

That all my powers, with all their might, 
In thy sole glory may unite. 



(Mendon. L. M.) 

i The Lord is King ! lift up thy voice, 
O earth, and all ye heavens, rejoice ! 
From world to world the joy shall ring : 
The Lord omnipotent is King ! 

2 The Lord is King ! who then shall dare 
Resist his will, distrust his care? 
Holy and true are all his ways ; 

Let every creature speak his praise. 

3 The Lord is King ! exalt your strains, 
Ye saints, vour God. your Father reigns 
One Lord, one empire, all secures: 

He reigns, — and life and death are yours. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 



4 Oh, when his wisdom can mistake, 
His might decay, his love forsake, 
Then may his children cease to sing,- 
The Lord omnipotent is King. 



(Rockingham. L. M.) I Watts. 

i My dear Redeemer, and my Lord, 
I read my duty in thy word ; 
But in thy life the law appears, 
Drawn out in living characters. 

2 Such was thy truth and such thy zeal, 
Such deference to thy Father's will, 
Sucn love, and meekness so divine, 

I would transcribe and make them mine. 

3 Cold mountains and the midnight air 
Witnessed the fervor of thy prayer ; 
The desert thy temptations knew, 
Thy conflict and thy victory too. 

5 Be thou my pattern ; make me bear 
More of thy gracious image here ; 
Then God, the Judge, shall own my name 
Among the followers of the Lamb. 



(Lou van. L. M.) O. W Holmes. 

Lord of all being; throned afar, 
Thy glory flames from sun and star; 
Centre and soul of every sphere, 
Yet to each loving heart how near ! 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 7 

2 Sun of our life, thy quickening ray- 
Sheds on our path the glow of day ; 
Star of our hope, thy softened light 
Cheers the long watches of the night. 

3 Our midnight is thy smile withdrawn ; 
Our noontide is thy gracious dawn ; 
Our rainbow arch thy mercy's sign ; 
All, save the clouds of sin, are thine ! 

4 Lord of all life, below, above, 

Whose light is truth, whose warmth is 

love, 
Before thy ever-blazing throne 
We ask no lustre of our own. 

5 Grant us thy truth to make us free, 
And kindling hearts that burn for thee, 
Till all thy living altars claim 

One holy light, one heavenly flame. 



(Hendon. 7s.) Milton* 

Psalm 136. 

Let us with a joyful .mind 
Praise the Lord, for he is kind. 
For his mercies shall endure, 
Ever faithful, ever sure. 
Let us sound his name abroad, 
For of gods he is the God, 
Who by wisdom did create 
Heaven's expanse and all its state. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

All his creatures God doth feed, 
His full hand supplies their need ; 
Let us, therefore, warble forth 
His high majesty and worth. 
He his mansiin hath on high, 
' Bove the reach of mortal eye ; 
And his mercies shall endure, 
Ever faithful, ever sure. 



(Evening Hymn. L. M.) 7. Ken. 

Psalm 17 : 8. 

i Glory to thee, my God, this night, 
For aM the blessings of the light; 
Keep me, oh, keep me, King of kings ! 
Beneath thine own almighty wings. 

2 Forgive me, Lord, for thy dear Son, 
The ill which I this day have done, 
That with the world, myself, and thee, 
I, ere 1 sleep, at peace may be. 

3 Teach me to live, that I may dread 
The grave as little as my bed : 
Teach me to die, that so I may 
Rise glorious at the judgment day. 

4 Oh, let my soul on thee repose, 

And may sweet sleep mine eyelids close ! 
Sleep, which shall me more vigorous make. 
To serve my God when f awake. 

5 Be thou my guardian while I sleep, 
Thy watchful station near me keep ; 
My heart with love celes'ial fill, 

And guard me from the approach of ill. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 



Lo.rd, let my soul forever share 

The bliss of thy paternal care : 

' Tis heaven on earth, 't is heaven above, 

To see thy face, and sing thy love ! 



(Carthage, 8s, 7s.) Anm. 

i Christ, above all glory seated ! 
King eternal, strong to save ! 
To thee, Death, by death defeated, 
Triumph high and glory gave. 

2 Thou art gone where now is given 
What no mortal might could gain, 
On the eternal throne of heaven, 
In thy Father's power to reign. 

3 We, O Lord ! with hearts adoring, 
Follow thee above the sky ; 

Hear our prayers thy gra'-e imploring, 
Lift out souls to thee on high. 

4 So when thou again in glory 

On the clouds of heaven shall shine, 
We thy flock shall stand before thee, 
Owned for evermore as thine. 



10 (Lyons, 10s, us.) C. U'esley* 

Rev. 7: 19 

1 Ye servants of God, your Master proclaim, 
And publish abroad his wonderful name : 
The name all-victorious of Jesus extol ; 
His kingdom is glorious, he rules over all. 



IO HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

2 God ruleth on high, almighty to save ; 
And still he is nigh— his presence we have; 
The great congregation his triumph shall 

sing, 
Ascribing salvation to Jesus our King. 

3 Salvation to God, who sits on the throne, 
Let all cry aloud, and honor the Son ; 
The praises of Jesus the angels proclaim, 
Fall down on their faces and worship the 

Lamb. 

4 Then let us adore, and give him his right, 
All glory and power, and wisdom and might ; 
All honor and blessing, with angels above, 
And thanks never ceasing, and infinite love. 



(Wilmot, 8s, 7s.) Anon. 

Psalm 148. 

1 Praise the Lord! ye heavens, adore him .' 

Praise him, angels in the height ; 
Sun and moon, rejoice before him ; 
Praise him, all ye stars of light ! 

2 Praise the Lord -for he hath spoken ; 

Worlds his mighty voice obeyed ; 
Laws which never shall be broken, 
For their guidance he hath made. 

3 Praise the Lord — for he is glorious ; 

Sin and death shall not prevail, 
God hath made his saints victorious, 
Never shall his promise fail ; 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 



II 



4 Praise the God of our salvation, 

Hosts on high his power proclaim ; 
Heaven and earth and all creation. 
Laud and magnify his name. 



"( 



(Hebron. L. M.) 

THUS far the Lord has led me on ; 

Thus far his power prolongs my days ; 
And every evening shall make known 

Some fresh memorial of his grace. 



/. Watts. 



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I lay my body down to sleep ; 

Peace is the pillow for my head ; 
While well-appointed angels keep 

Their watchful stations round my bed. 




reak my tomb, 
sweet salvation in the sound. 



13 (Invitation. C. M.) /. G. Whittier. 

i We may not climb the heavenly steeps 
To bring the Lord Christ down ; 
In vain we search the lowest deeps, 
For him no depths can drown. 

2 But warm, sweet, tender, even yet 
A present help is he ; 
And faith has yet still Olivet, 
And love its Galilee. 



2 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

3 The healing of the seamless dress 

Is by our beds of pain ; 
We touch him in life's throng and press, 
And we are whole again. 

4 Through him the first fond prayers are said, 

Our lips of childhood frame ; 

The last low whispers of our dead 

Are buidened with his name. 

5 O Lord and Master of us all, 

Whate'er our name or sign, 
We own thy sway, we hear thy call, 
We test our lives by thine ! 



14 (Ilolley, 7s.) G. J! . Doane. 

i Softly now the light of day 
Fades upon my sight away ; 
Free from care, from labor free, 
Lord, I would commune with thee. 

2 Thou, whose all-pervading eye 
Naught escapes without, within, 
Pardon each infirmity, 

Open (ault, and secret sin. 

3 Soon, for me, the light of day 
Shall forever pass a.vay : 
Then, from sin and sorrow free, 
Take me, Lord, to dwell .with thee. 

4 Thou who, sinless, yet hast known 
All of man's infirmity; 

Then from thine eternal throne, 
Jesus, look with pitying eye. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 13, 

15 (Segur. 8s, 7s, 4s,) Oliver Williams. 1771- 

1 Guide me, O thou great Jehovah, 

Pilgrim thrViugh this barren land ; 
I am weak, but thou art mighty ; 
Hold me with thy powerful hand ; 
Bread of heaven, 
Feed me till I want no more. 

2 Open thou the crystal fountain 

Whence the healing streams Co flow; 
Let the fiery, cloudy pillar 

Lead me all my journey through ; 

Strong Deliverer, 

Be thou still my Strength and Shield. 

3 When I tread the verge of Jordan, 

Bid my anxious fears subside ; 
Death of death ! and hell's Destruction ! 
Land me safe on Canaan's side ; 
Songs of praises 
I will ever give to thee. 



16 (Manoah. CM.) W. Coiv/et . 

1 GOD moves in a mysterious way 

His wonders to perform ; 
He plants his footsteps in the sea, 
And rides upon the storm. 

2 Deep in unfathomable mines 

Of never failing skill, 
He treasures up his bright designs, 
And works his sovereign will. 



14 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

3 Ye fearful saints, fresh courage take ! 

The clouds ye so much dread, 
Are big with mercy, and will break 
In blessings, on your head. 

4 judge not the Lord by feeble sense, 

But trust him for his grace ; 
Behind a frowning providence 
He hides a smiling face. 

5 His purposes will ripen fast, 

Unfolding every hour ; 
The bud may have a bitter taste, 
But sweet will be the flower. 

6 Blind unbelief is sure to err, 

And scan his work in vain ; 
God is his own interpreter, 
And he will make it plain. 



17 (Brattle Street, C. M. D.) II. M. Williams. 

i While thee 1 seek, protecting Power! 
Be my vain wishes stilled ; 
And may this consecrated hour 
With better hopes be filled. 

2 Thy love the power of thought bestowed ; 

To thee my thoughts would soar: 
Thv mercy o'er my life has flowed ; 
That mercy I adore. 

3 In each event of life, how clear 

Thy ruling hand I see ! 
Each blessing to my soul more dear 
Because conferred by thee. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 1 5 

4 In every joy that crowns my days, 

In every pain I bear, 
My heart shall find delight in praise, 
Or seek relief in prayer. 

5 When gladness wings my favored hour, 

Thy love my thoughts shall fill ; 
Resigned, when storms of sorrow lower, 
My soul shall meet thy will. 

6 Mv lifted eye, without a tear, 

The gathering storm shall see ; 
My steadfast heart shall know no fear, 
That heart will rest on thee. 



18 (Addison L. M, D.) /. Addison. 

1 The spacious firmament on high, 
With all the blue ethereal sky, 

And spangled heavens, a shining frame, 
Their great Original proclaim : 
The unwearied sun, from day to day, 
Does his Creator's power display ; 
And publishes to every land 
The work of an almighty hand. 

2 Soon as the evening shades prevail, 
The moon takes up the wondrous tale ; 
And nightly to the listening earthy 
Repeats the story of her birth ; 

While all the stars that round her burn, 
And all the planets in their turn, 
Confirm the tidings as they roll, 
And spread the truth from pole to p«!e. 



I 6 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

3 What thougti in solemn silence, all 
Move round the dark terrestrial ball — 
What though no real voice nor sound 
Amid their radiant orbs be found, — 
In reason's ear thev all rejoice. 
And utter forth & glorious voice, 
Forever singing as they shine, — 
"The hand that marie us is divine." 

19 Italian Hymn. 6s, 4.0, C. Wesley. 

i Come, thou almighty King, 

Help us thy name to sing, 

Help us to praise : 
Father ! all-g!orious, 
• O'er all victorious. 

Come, and reign over us, 
Ancient of Days. 

2 Come, thou incarnate Word, 
Gird on thy mighty sword ; 

Our prayer attend ; 
Come, and thy people bless, 
And give thy word success : 
Spirit of holiness ! 

On us descend. 

3 Come, holy Comforter ! 
Thy sacred witness bear 

In this glad hour : 
Thou, who almighty art, 
Now rule in every heart, 
And ne'er from us depart, 

Spirit of power ! 

4 To the great One in Three, 
The highest praises be, 

Hence evermore ! 
His sovereign majesty 
May we in glory see, 
And to eternity 

Love and adore. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 17 

:0 (WiJmot, 8s, 7s.) F. Bowring. 

Perfection. 

i God is Jove; his mercy brightens 
Ail the path in which we rove; 

Bliss he wakes, and woe He lightens; 
God is wisdom, God is love. 

2 Chance and change are busy ever; 

Man decays, and ages move; 
But his mercy waneth never; 
God is wisdom, God is love. 

3 Ev'n the hour that darkest seemeth, 

Will his changeless goodness prove; 
From the gloom His brightness streameth.- 
God is wisdom, God is love. 

4 He with earthly cares entwineth 

Hope and comfort from above; 
Everywhere his glory shineth: 
God is wisdom, God is love. 



21 (Antioch C. M.) 

Psalm 98. Watt. 1716. 

1 Joy to the world; the Lord is come! 
Let earth receive her King; 
Let every heart prepare Him room, 
And heaven and nature sing. 



S HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

2 Joy to the world, the Savior reigns; 

Let men their songs employ; 
While fields and floods, rocks, hills and 
plains, 
Repeat the sounding joy. 

3 No more let sin and sorrow grow, 

Nor thorns infest the ground: 
He comes to make his blessings flow 
Far as the curse is found. 

4 He rules the^vorld with truth and grace 

And makes the nations prove 
The glories of his righteousness, 
And wonders of his love, j n 



22 (Christmas. C.^M.) 

Luke 2. Tate Brady. 

i While shepherds watched their flocks 
by night, 

All seated on the ground; 

The angel of the Lord came down, 

And glory shone around. 
2 "Fear not," said he — for mighty dread 

Had seized their troubled mind, — 

"Glad tidings of great joy I bring, 

To you and all mankind. 

"To you, in David's town, this day, 
Is torn of David's lire, 
The Saviour, who is Christ, the Lord, 

And this shall be the sign; — 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 19 

4 "The heavenly babe you there shall find 
To human view displayed, 

All meanly wrapped in swathing bands, 
And in a manger laid." 

5 Thus spake the seraph— and forthwith 
Appeared a shining throng 

Of angels, praising God, who thus 
Addressed their joyful song: — 

6 " All glory be to God on high, 
And to the earth be peace; 

Good will henceforth from heavens to 
, men 
Begin, and never cease!" 

23 (Lischer H. M.) 

Actsi.-n. Stenneit. 

1 Come, every pious heart, 

That loves the Saviour's name, 
Your noblest powers exert 
To celebrate his fame: 
Tell all above, I The debt 6f,~love 

And all below, J To him you '"owe 

2 He left his starry crown, 

And laid his robes aside; 
On wings of love came down, 
And wept, and- bled, and died: 
What he endured I To save our souls 
No tongue can tell, | From death and hell. 



20 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

3 From the dark grave he rose — 

The mansion of the dead, 
And thence his mighty foes 
la glorious triumph led; 
Up through the sky I And reigns on high 
The conqueror rode, | The Saviour — God 

4 From thence he' 11 quickly come — 

His chariot will not stay — 
And bear our spirits home 
To realms of endless day: 

There shall we see I And ever be 

His lovely face, i In his embrace. 



24 (Miles Lane C M.) Perronet. 1789. 

i All hail the power of Jesus' name! 

Let angels prostrate fall; 
Bring forth the royal diadem, 
And crown him Lord of all. 

2 Crown him, ye martyrs of our God, 

Who from his altar call; 
Extol the stem of Jesse's rod, 
And crown him Lord of all. 

3 Ye chosen seed of Israel's race, 

Ye ransomed from the fall; 
Hail him, who saves you by his grace, 
And crown him Lord of all. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 21 



4 Sinners, whose love can ne'er forget 
The wormwood and the gall; 

Go, spread your trophies at his feet. 
And crown hirri Lord of all. 

5 Let every kindred, every tribe, 

On this terrestrial ball, 
To him all majesty ascribe, 
And crown him Lord of all. 

6 Oh! that with yonder sacred throng, 

We at hjs feet may fall; 
We'll join the everlasting song, 
And crown him Lord of all. 



25 (Ortonville. C M.) 

Cant. 5: 10-16. Stennelt, 

1 Majestic sweetness sits enthroned 

Upon the Saviour's brow: 
His head with radiant glories crowned, 
His lips with grace o'erflow. 

2 No mortal can with him compare, 

Among the sons of men; 
Fairer is he than all the fair 
That fill the heavenly train. 

3 He saw me plunged in deep distress. 

He flew to my relief ; 
For me he bore the shameful cross, 
And carried all my grief. 



22 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

4 To him I owe my life and breath, 

And all the joy I have; 
He makes me triumph over death, 
He saves me from the grave. 

5 To heaven, the place of his abode, 

He brings my weary feet; 
Shows me the glories of my God, 
And makes my joy complete. 

6 Since from his bounty I receive 

Such proofs of love divine, 
Had I a thousand hearts to gite, 
Lord! they should all be thine. 



26 (Bradford C. M.) 

Job 19; 25. 6„ Wesley \ 

1 I know that my Redeemer lives, 

And ever prays for me: 
A token of his love he gives, 
A pledge of liberty. 

2 I find him lifting up my head; 

He brings salvation near: 
His presence makes me free indeed, 
And he will soon appear. 

3 He wills that I should holy be; 

What can withstand his will? 
The counsel of his grace in me , 
He surely shall fulfill. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 23 

4 Jesus, I hang upon thy word: 
I steadfastly believe 
Thou wilt return, and claim me, Lord, 
And to thyself receive. 

27 (God's Love. 7s. 6s.) D. W. F. Sherwin. 

1 Grander than ocean s story, 

Or songs of forests trees — 
Purer than breath of morning, 

Or evening's gentle breeze — 
Clearer than mountain echoes 

Ring out from peaks above — 
Rolls on the glorious anthem 

Of God's eternal love. 

2 Dearer than any lovings, 

The truest friends bestow; 
Stronger than all the yearnings, 

A mother's heart can know; 
Deeper than earths foundations, 

And far above all thought; 
Broader than heaven s high arches — 

The love that Christ has brought. 

3 Richer than all earth's treasure, 

The wealth my soul receives; 
Brighter than royal jewels, 

The crown that Jesus gives; 
Wondrous the condescension, 

And grace beyond degree! 
I would be ever singing 

The love of Christ to me. 



24 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

(Old Hundredth L.M.) 
28 Psalm, ioo. Watts. 

i Be f ore Jehovah's awful throne, 
Ye nations, bow with sacred joy: 
Know that the Lord is God alone; 
He can create, and he destroy. 

2 His sovereign power, without our aid, 
Made us of clay, and formed us men; 
And when, like wandering sheep, we 

strayed, 
He brought us to his fold again. 

3 We are his people, we his care — 
Our souls, and all our mortal frame: 
What lasting honors shall we rear, 
Almighty Maker, to thy name? 

4 We'll crowd thy gates with thankful songs, 
High as the heavens our voices raise; 
And earth, with all her thousand tongues. 
Shall fill thy courts with sounding praise. 

5 Wide as the world is thy command; 
Vast as eternity thy love; 

Firm as a rock thy truth shall stand, 
When rolling yeavs shall cease to move. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 2$ 

29 (Harwell. 8s. 7s. D) 

Heb 1 : 6- Kelly. 

1 Hark! ten thousand harps and voices 

Sound the notes of praise above; 
Jesus reigns, and heaven rejoices; 

Jesus reigns the God of live: 
See, he sits on yonder throne; 

Jesus rules the world alone. 

2 King of glory! reign forever — 

Thine an everlasting crown; 
Nothing, from thy love, shall sever 

Those whom thou hast made thine 
own;— 
Happy objects of thy grace, 

Destined to behold thy f<tce. 

3 Saviour! hasten thine appearing; 

Bring, oh, bring the glorious day, 
When, the awful summons hearing, 
Heaven and earth shall pass away; 
Then, with golden harps' we'll sing, — 
Glory, glory to our King!" 



26 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 



30 (Nettleton 8s. 7S.D) A. Robinson. 

1 Come, thou Fount of every blessing, 

Tune my heart to sing thy grace; 
Streams of mercy, never ceasing, 

Call for songs of loudest praise; 
Teach me some melodious sonnet, 

Sung by naming tongues above; . 
Praise the mount — I'm fixed upon it!' — 

Mount of tby redeeming love. 

2 Here I'll raise mine Eben-ezer; 
Hither by thy help I'm come; 

And I hope, by thy good pleasure, 
Safely to arrive at home. 

Jesus sought me when a stranger, 
Wardering from the fold of God; 

He, to rescue me from danger, 
Interposed his precious blood. 

3 Oh, to grace how great a debtor 
Daily I'm constrained to be! 

Let thy goodness, like a fetter, 
Bind my wandering heart to thee; 

Prone to wander, Lord I feel it; 
Prone to leave the God I love; 

Here's my heart; oh, take and seal it; 
Seal it for thy courts above. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 2J 

31 (Zephyr. L. M.) Browne, 

i Come, gracious Spirit, heavenly Dove, 
With light and comfort from above, 
Be thou our guardian, thou our guide! 
O'er every thought and step preside. 

2 To us the light of truth display, 

And make us know and choose thy way; 

Plant holy fear in every heart 

That we from God may ne'er depart. 

3 Lead us to holiness— the road 

That we must take to dwell with God; 
Lead us to Christ, the living way, 
Nor let us from his precepts stray. 

4 Lead us to God our final rest, 
Te be with him forever blest; 

Lead us to heaven, its bliss to share — 
Fullness of joy forever there! 



(Hamburg. L. M.) 

32 Galatians 6: 14. Watts* 

i When I survey the wondrous cross, 
On which the Prince of glory die"d, 
My richest gain I count but loss, 
And pour contempt on all - my pride. 



28 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

2 Forbid it, Lord that I should boast, 
Save in the death of Christ, my God; 

All the vain things that charm me most 
I sacrifice them to his blood. 

3 See, from his head, his hand, his feet, 
Sorrow and love flow mingled down; 
Did e'er such love and sorrow meet, 
Or thorn-s compose so rich a crown? 

4 His dying crimson, like a robe, 
Spreads o'er his body on the tree; 
Then I am dead to all the globe, 
And all the globe is dead to me. 

5 Were the whole realm of nature mine, 
That were a present far too small; 
Love so amazing, so divine, 
Demands my soul, my life, my all. 



33 (Rathbun. 8s. ;s.) J. Boiuring. 

i In the cross of Christ I glory, 
Towering o'er the wrecks of time; 

All the light of sacred story 
Gathers round its head sublime. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 2Q 

2 When the woes of life o'ertake me, 
Hopes deceive, and fears annoy, 
Never shall the cross forsake me.- 

Lo ! it glows with peace and joy. 

3 When the sun of bliss is beaming 
Light and love upon my way, 

From the cross the radiance streaming, 
Adds new lustre to the day. 

4 Bane and blessing, pain and pleasure' 
By the cross are sanctified; 

Peace is there, that knows no measure, 
Joys that through all time abide; 

5 In the cross of Christ I glory, 
Towering o'er the wrecks of time; 

All the light of sacred story 
Gathers round its head sublime. 



34 (More Love. 6s. 4s.) E. P. Pnntiss. 

1 More love to thee, O Christ! 

More love to thee! 
Hear thou the prayer I make 

On bended knee; 
This is my earnest plea, — 
More love, O Christ, to thee, 

More love to thee! 



3° HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

2 Once earthly joy I craved 
Sought peace and rest; 

Now thee alone I seek, 

Give what is best: 
This all my prayer shall be, — 
More love, O Christ, to thee, 

More love to thee! 

3 Then shall my latest breath 
Whisper thy praise; 

This be the parting cry 

My heart shall raise, — 
This still its prayer shall be, - 
More love, O Christ, to thee, 
More love to thee! 



35 (Stockwell. 8's. fs.) 

i There's awidenessin God's mercy, 
Like the wideness of the sea: 

There's a kindness in his justice 
Which is more than liberty. 

2 There is welcome for the sinner, 
And more graces for the good; 

There is mercy with the Saviour; 
There is healing in his blood. 



Faber. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 3 I 

3 For the love of God is broader 
Than the measure of man's mind; 
And the heart of the Eternal 

Is most wonderfully kind. 

4 If our love were but more simple, 
We should take him at his word; 

And our lives would be all sunshine 
In the sweetness of our Lord. - 



36 (Messiah. 7 r s. 8's.) 

1 Christ, the Lord, is risen to-day, 
Our triumphant holy-day: 

He endured the cross and grave, 
Sinners to redeem and save. 
Lo! he rises, mighty king! 
Where, O Death! is now thy sting? 

Lo! he claims his native sky! 
Grave! where is thy victory? 

2 Sinners, see your ransom paid, 
Peace with God forever made: 
With our risen Saviour rise; 

Claim with him the purchased skies, 
Christ, the Lord, is risrn to-day 
Our trimphant holy-day 
Loud the song of victory raise; 
Shout the great Redeemer's praise. 



32 HAMPTON HYMNAL, 

[Fountain C. M.J 
37 Zech. 13: 1. Coivper. 1775 

i There is a fountain filled with blood, 

Drawn from Immanuel's vein; 
And sinners, plunged beneath that flood. 

Lose all their guilty stains 

2 The dying thief rejoiced to see 
That fountain in his day; 

And there may I, though vile as he, 
Wash all my sins away. 

3 Dear dying Lamb, thy precious blood 
Shall never lose its power, 

Till all the ransomed church of God 
Are saved, to sin no more. 

4 E're since, by faith, I saw the stream 
Thy flowing wounds supply, 

Redeeming love has been my theme. 
And shall be, till I die. 

5 Then in a nobler, sweeter song, 
I'll sing thy power to save, 

When this poor lisping, stammering tongue 
Lies silent in the grave. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL 33 

(Horton, 7's. ) Barbauld 

38 Matt 11:28 

1 Come, said Jesus' sacred voice, 
Come and make my paths your choice; 
I will guide you to your home; 
Weary pilgrim, hither come. 

2 Thou, who homeless and forlorn, 

Long hast borne the proud world's scorn, 
Long hast roamed the barren waste, 
Weary wanderer, hither haste. 

3 Hither come, for here is found 
Balm that flows for every wound ! 
Peace, that ever shall endure, 
Rest eternal, sacred, sure. 



(Woods worth, L. M.) C. Elliott 
39 Jo«n 1: 2 9 

1 Just as I am, without one plea, 
But that thy blood was shed for me, 
And that thou bid'st me come to thee, 

O Lamb of God, I come ! I come ! 

2 Just as I am, and waiting not 
To rid my soul of one dark blot, 

To thee whose blood can cleanse each spot, 
O Lamb of God, I come ! I come ! 



34 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

3 Just as I am, though tossed about 
With many a conflict, many a doubt, 
Fightings within, and fears without, 

O Lamb of God, I come ! I come ! 

4 Just as I am — poor, wretched, blind 
Sight, riches, healing of the mind, 
Yea, all I need in thee to find, 

O Lamb of God, I come ! I come ! 

5 Just as I am — thou wilt receive, 
Wilt welcome, pardon, cleanse, relieve; 
Because thy promise I believe, 

O Lamb of God, 1 come ! I come ! 

6 Just as I am — thy love unknown 
Hath broken every barrier down; 
Now to be thine, yea, thine alone, 

O Lamb of Gcd, I come ! I come ! 



40 (Dawn, S. M. ) Phoebe Cary. 

i One sweetly solemn thought 
Comes to me o'er and o'er, — 
Nearer my home, to-day, am 1 
Than e'er I've been before. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 35 

•2 Nearer my father's house, 
Where many mansions be ; 
Nearer to-day the great white throne, 
Nearer the crystal sea. 

3 Nearer the bound of life. 

Where burdens are laid down; 
Nearer to leave the heavy cross; 
Nearer to gain the crown. 

4" But, lying dark between, 

Winding down through the night, 
There rolls the deep and unknown stream 
That leads at last to light. 

5 ~Ev'n now, perchance, my feet 

Are slipping on the brink, 
And I, to-day, am nearer home, — 
Nearer than now I think. 

6 Father, perfect my trust ! 
Strengthen my power of faith! 
Nor let me stand at last, alone 

Upon the shore of death. 



36 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

(Siloam, C. M.) Cowper. 

41 Gen. 5; 24 

1 Oh, for a closer walk with God, 

A calm and heavenly frame, — 
A light to shine upon the road 
That leads me to the Lamb! 

2 Where is the blessedness I knew 

When first I saw the Lord ? 
Where is the soul-refreshing view 
Of Jesus and his word ? 

3 What peaceful hours I once enjoyed ! 

How sweet their memory still ! 
But they have left an aching void 
The world can never fill. 

4 Return, O holy Dove, return, 

Sweet messenger of rest ! 
I hate the sins that made thee mourn, 
And drove thee from my breast. 

5 The dearest idol I have known, 

Whate'er that idol be, 
Help me to tear it from thy throne, 
And worship only thee. 

6 So shall my walk be close with God, 

Calm and serene my frame; 
So purer light shall mark the road 
That leads me to the Lamb. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 37 

(Winborne. L. M.) I. Watts. 

42 Eph. 6: 14 

1 Stand up, my soul, shake off thy fears, 

And gird the gospel armor on; 
March to the gates of endless joy, 
Where Jesus thy Great Captain's gone. 

2 Hell and thy sins resist t^hy course, 

But hell and sin are vanquished foes; 
Thy Savior nailed them to the cross. 
And sang the triumph when he rose. 

£ 3 Then let my soul march boldly on, — 
Press forward to the heavenly gate; 
There peace and joy eternal reign, 
And glittering robes for conquerors wait. 
4 There shall I wear a starry crown, 
And triumph in almighty grace, 
While all the armies of the skies 
Join in my glorious Leader's praise. 



( Iowa S. M. ) C. Wesley. 

43 Mar. 13: 37 

1 A charge to keep I have, 
A'God to glorify, 
A never-dying soul to save, 
And fit it for the sky. 



38 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

2 To serve the present age, 

My calling to fulfil; 
Oh, rray it all my powers engage 
To do my Master's will. 

3 Arm me with jealous care, 

As in thy sight to live; 
And oh, thy servant, Lord, prepare 
A strict account to give. 

4 Help me to watch and pray, 

And on thyself rely, 
Assured, if I my trust betray, 
I shall forever die. 



(Christmas, C. M. ) Doddridge. 

44 Phil. 3:14 

1 Awake, my soul, stretch every nerve, 

And press with vigor on; 
A heavenly race demands thy zeal, 
And an immortal crown. 

2 A cloud of witnesses around 

Hold thee in full survey; 
Forget the steps already trod, 
And onward urge thy way. 

3 'T is God's all-animating voice, 

That calls thee from on high; 
'T is his own hand presents the prize 
To thine aspiring eye 



HAMYTON HYMNAL. 39 

Blest Saviour, introduced by thee, 
Have I my race oegun; 
And, crowned with victory, at thy feet 
I'll lay my honors down. 



45 Christmas. C. M. Watts, 

1 Am I a soldier of the cross, 

A follower of the Lamb? 
And shall I fear to own his cause, 
Or blush to speak his name? 

2 Must I be carried to the skies 

On flowery beds of ease? 
While others fought to win the prize, 
And sailed through bloody- seas? 

3 Are there no foes for me to face? 

Must I not stem the flood? 
Is this vile world a friend to grace. 
To help me on to God? 

4 Sure I must fight, if I would reign; 

Increase my courage, Lord! 
I'll bear the toil, endure the pain, 
Supported by thy word. 

5 Thy saints, in all this glorious war, 

Shall conquer, though they die; 
They view the triumph from afar, 
And seize it with their eye. 



40 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

6 When that illustrious day shall rise, 
And all thine armies shine 
In robes of victory through the skies, 
The glory shall be thine. 



Dennis, S. M. Doddridge 

46 i Peter 5: 7 

1 How gentle God's commands! 

How kind his precepts are! 
Come, cast your burdens on the Lord, 
And trust his constant caie. 

2 Beneath his watchful eye 

His saints securely dwell; 
That hand which bears creation up 
Shall guard his children well. 

3 Why should this anxious load 

Press down your weary mind? 
Haste to your heavenly Father's throne, 
And sweet refreshment find. 

4 His goodness stands approved, 

Unchanged from day to day: 
I'll drop my burden at his feet, 
And bear a song away. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 41 

Pleyel's Hymn. 7s. Gennick 

47 Isaiah 35: 8-10 

1 Children of the heavenly King, 
As ye journey, sweetly sing; 
Sing your Saviour's worthy praise, 
Glorious in his works and ways. 

2 Ye are traveling home to God 
In the way the fathers trod; 
They are happy now, and ye 
Soon their happiness shall see. 

3 Shout, ye little flock, and blest! 
You on Jesus' throne shall rest; 
There your seat is now prepared; 
There your kingdom and reward. 

4 Fear not, brethren; joyful stand 
On the borders of your land; 
Jesus Christ, your Father's Son, 
Bids you undismayed go on. 

5 Lord, submissive make us go, 
Gladly leaving all below: 
Only thou out Leader be, 
And we still will follow the e. 



42 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

48 (Come Ye Disconsolate, u's.io's.) T.Moore. 

i Come.ye disconsolate, where'er ye languish: 

Come to the mercy-seat, fervently kneel; 

Here bring your wounded hearts, here tell 

your anguish; 

Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot 
heal. 

2 Joy of the comfortless, light of the stray- 

ing, 
Hope of the penitent, fadeless and pure; 
Here speaks the Comforter, tenderly saying — 
Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot 
cure. 

3 Here see the Bread of Life; see waters flow- 

ing 

Forth from the throne of God, pure from 
above; 

Come to the the feast of love — come, ever 
knowing 

Earth has no sorrow but heaven can re- 
move. 



Mercy, 7's. R. Hill. 

49 i Peter 5: 7 

1 Cast thy burden on the Lord, 
Only lean upon his word; 
Thou wilt soon have cause to bless 
His unchanging faithfulness. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 43 

2 He sustains thee by his hand, 
He enables thee to stand; 

Those whom Jesus once hath loved, 
From his grace are never moved. 

3 Heaven and earth may pass away, 
God's free grace shall not decay; 
He hath promised to fulfil 

All the pleasure of his will. 

4 Jesus ! guardian of thy flock, 
Be thyself our constant rock; 
Make us, by thy powerful hand, 
Firm as Zion's mountain stand. 



50 Webb, 7's 6's. D. "Waring 

1 In heavenly love abiding, 

No change my heart shall fear, 
And safe is such confiding, 
For nothing changes here. 
The storm may roar without me, 

My heart may low be laid. 
But God is round about me, 
And can I be dismayed? 



44 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

f 2 Wherever he may guide me, 

No want shall turn me back; 
My Shepherd is beside me, 

And nothing can I lack: 
His wisdom ever waketh, 

His sight is never dim: 
He knows the way he taketh, 

And I will walk with him. 

3 Green pastures are before me, 
Which yet 1 have not seen; 
Bright skies will soon be o'er me, 
Where darkest clouds have been. 
My hope I cannot measure; 

My path to life is free; 
My Saviour has my treasure, 
And he will walk with me. 



51 Yarmouth, 7's. 6's. D. G. Duffield* 

i Stand up! — stand up for Jesus ! 

Ye soldiers cf the cross; 

Lift high the royal banner, 

It must not suffer loss: 
From victory unto victory 

His army shall be led, 
Till eve r y f oe is vanquished. 

And Christ is Lord indeed. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 45 

Stand up! — stand up for Jesus ! 

The trumpet call obey; 
Forth to the mighty conflict, 

In this, h is glorious day: 
"Ye that are men, now serve him" 

Against unnumbered foes; 
Let courage rise with danger. 

And strength to strength oppose. 



Stand up ! — stand up for Jesus ! 

Stand in his strength alone; 
The arm of flesh will fail you — 

Ye dare not trust your own: 
Put on the gospel armor, 

And. watching unto prayer, 
Where duty calls, or danger, 

Be never wanting there. 



Stand up .'—stand up for Jesus ! 

The strife will not be long: 
This day, the noise of battle, 

The next the victor's song: 
To him that overcometh, 

A crown of life shall be; 
He with the King of Glory 

Shall reign eternally ! 



46 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

52 Portuguese Hymn, n's: G.Keith. 

i How firm a foundation, ye saints of theLord ! 

Is laid for your faith in his excellent word ! 

What more can he say than to you he hath 

said, — 
To you, who for refuge to Jesus have fled? 

2 "Fear not, I am with thee, Oh, be not dis- 

mayed. 
For I am thy God, I will still give thee aid; 
I'll strengthen thee, help thee, and cause 

thee to stand. 
Upheld by my gracious, omnipotent hand. 

3 "When through the deep waters I call thee 

to go, 
The rivers of sorrow shall not overflow; 
For I will be with thee thy trials to bless, 
And sanctify to thee thy deepest distress. 

4 "When through fiery trials thy pathway is 

laid, 
My grace all-sufficient shall give thee its 

aid, 
The flame shall not hurt thee; I only design 
Thy dross to consume, and thy gold to re- 
fine. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 47 

5 "E'en down to old age all my people shalj 

prove 

My sovereign, eternal, unchangeable love; 

And then, when gray hairs shall their tem- 
ples adorn, 

Like lambs they shall still in my bosom be 
borne. 

6 "The soul that on Jesus hath leaned for re- 

pose, 
I will not — I will not desert to his foes; 
That soul — though all hell should endeavor 

to shake, 
I'll never — no never — no never forsake ! " 



53 Pass me not. 8's. 5's. F. C. Van Alstyne. 

1 Pass me not, O gentle Savior, 

Hear my humble cry; 
While on others Thou art smiling, 
Do not pass me by. 

Cho. — Saviour, Saviour, hear my humble cry, 
While on others Thou art calling, 
Do not pass me by. 

2 Let me at a throne of mercy 

Find a sweet relief, 
Kneeling there in deep contrition, 
Help my unbslief . 



48 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

3 Trusting only in Thy merit, 

Would I seek Thy face; 
Heal my wounded, broken spirit, 
Save me by thy grace. 

4 Thou the Spring of all my comfort, 

More than life to me, 
Whom have I on earth beside Thee? 
Whom in heaven but Thee? 



54 Austria, 8's. 7's. D. Montgomery t 

i Call Jehovah thy Salvation, 

Rest beneath the Almighty's shade; 
In his secret habitation 

Dwell, and never be dismayed: 
There no tumult can alarm thee, 

Thou shalt dread no hidden snare; 
Guile nor violence can harm thee, 
In eternal safeguard there. 

2 From the sword, at noon-day wasting, 
From the noisome pestilence. 
In the depth of midnight, blasting, 

God shall be thy sure defence. 
Fear not thou the deadly quiver, 

When a thousand feel the blow; 
Mercy shall thy soul deliver, 

Though ten thousand be laid low. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

3 Since, with pure and firm affection, 
Thou on God hast set thy love, 
With the wings of his protection, 
He will shield thee from above; 
Thou shalt call on him in trouble, 
He will hearken, he will save; 
Here, for grief reward thee double, 
Croivn with life beyond the grave. 



49 



Goshen, ii 's. Montgomery. 

55 Psalm 23, 

1 The Lord is my shepherd, no want shall I 

know; 
I feed in green pastures, safe-folded I rest;. 
He leadeth my soul where the still waters 

flow, 
Restores me when wandering, redeems when 

oppressed. 

2 Through the valley and shadow of death 

though I stray, 
Sincethouartmyguardian.no evil I fear, 
Thy rod shall defend me, thy staff be my 

stay; 
No harm can befall, with my Comforter 

near. 



50 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

3 In the midst of aftlictien my table is spread, 

With blessings unmeasured my cup run- 
neth o'er; 

With perfume and oil thou anointest my 
head; 

Oh! what shall I ask of thy providence 
more? 

4 Let goodness and mercy, my bountiful 

God, 
Still follow my steps till I meet thee above; 
I seek — by the path which my forefathers 

trod, 
Through the land of their sojourn— thy 

kingdom of love. 



Park Street, L. M. /. Edmeston. 

S6 Colossians i: 19. 

1 Fountain of grace, rich, full, and free. 
What need I, that is not in thee? — 
Full pardon, strength to meet the day. 
And peace which none can take away. 

2 Doth sickness fill my heart with fear, 
"lis sweet to know that thou art near; 
Am 1 with dread of justice tried, 

'Tis sweet to know that Christ hath died. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 51 

In life, thy promises of aid 

Forbid my heart to be afraid; 

In death, peace gently vails the eyes, — 

Christ rose, and I shall surely rise. 



57 Loving Kindness, L. M. S. Medley. 

1 Awake, my soul, to joyful lays, 

And sing the great Redeemer's praise; 
He justly claims a song from thee : 
His loving-kindness, oh, how free! 

2 He saw me ruined in the fall, 
Yet loved me, notwithstanding all: 
He saved me from my lost estate: 
His loving-kindness, oh, how great! 

3 Though numeroas hosts of mighty foes, 
Though earth and hell my way oppose, 
He safely leads my soul along: 

His loving-kindness, oh, how strong! 

4 When trouble, like a gloomy cloud, 
Has gathered thick and thundered loud, 
He near my soul has always stood: 

His loving- kindness, oh, how good! 



5 1 HAMPTON" HYMNAL. 

5 Soon shall I pas° the gloomy vail; 
Soon all my mortal powers must fail: 
Oh, may my last expiring breath 
His loving-kindness sing in death! 

6 Then let me mount and soar away 
To the bright world of endless day; 
And sing, with rapture and surprise, 
His loving-kindness, in the skies! 



58 Selvin, S. M. A. M. Toplady, 

i If, through unruffled seas, 

Toward heaven we calmly sail, 
With grateful hearts, O God, to thee, 
We'll own the favoring; gale. 



*3 £>" 



But should the surges rise, 

And rest delay to come, 
Blest be the sorrow — kind the storm, 

Which drives us nearer home. 

Soon shall our doubts and fears 

All yield to thy control: 
Thy tender mercies shall illume 

The midnight of the soul. 

Teach us, in every state, 

To make thy will our own; 
And, when the joys of sense depart, 

To live by faith alone. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 



53 



( Heber, C. M. ) Newton. 

59 ' i Peter 2 ; 7. 

1 How sweet the name of Jesus sounds 

In a believer s ear ! 
It soothes his sorrows, heals his wounds 
And drives away his fear. 

2 It makes the wounded spirit whole, 

And calms the troubled breast; 
Tis manna to the hungry soul, 
And to the weary, rest. 

3 Jesus ! my Shepherd, Guardian, Friend, 

My Prophet, Priest, and King ; 
My Lord, my Life, my Way, my End, 
Accept the praise 1 bring. 

4 Weak is the effort of my heart, 

And cold my warmest thought : 
But when I see thee as thou art, 
I'll praise thee as I ought. 

5 Till then I would thy love proclaim, 

With every fleeting breath ; 
And may the music of thy name, 
Refresh my soul in death. 



54 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

(Greenwood, S. M. ) C. Winkworth. 
60 John 14 : 3. 

1 Since Jesus is my friend, 

And I to him belong, 
It matters not what foes intend, 
However fierce and strong. 

2 He whispers in my breast 

Sweet words of holy cheer, 
How they who seek in God their rest 
Shall ever find him near; 

3 How God hath built above 

A city fair and new, 
Where eye and heart shall see and prove 
What faith has counted true. 

4 My heart for gladness springs ; 

It cannot more be sad ; 
For every joy it smiles and sings, — 
Sees naught but sunshine glad. 

5 The sun that lights mine eyes 

Is Christ, the Lord I love; 
I sing for joy of that which lies 
Stored up for me above. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 55 

61 (Ellesdie, Bs. 7S.D.) Newton. 

Proverbs. 1 8 : 24. 

1 One there is, above all others, 

Well deserves the name of Friend ; 
His is love beyond a brother's, 
Costly, free, and knows no end. 

2 Which of all our friends, to save us, 

Could or would have shed his blood ? 
But our Jesus died to have us 
Reconciled in him to God. 

3 When he lived on earth abased, 

Friend of sinners was his name ; 
Now above all glory raised, 
He rejoices in the same. 

4 Oh ! for grace our hearts to soften I 

Teach us, Lord, at length to love; 
We, alas ! forget too often 
What a friend we have above. 

( Ellesdie 8s. 7s. D. ) Lyte. 

62 Luke 9 : 23. 

1 Jesus, I my cross have taken, 

All to leave, and follow thee; 

Naked, poor, despised forsaken, 

Thou, from hence, my all shalt be ! 

Perish, every fond ambition. 

All I've sought, or hoped, or known. 

Yet how rich is my condition, 

God and heaven are still my own ! 



56 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

2 Let the world despise and leave me. 

They have left my Saviour, too; 
Human hearts and looks deceive me — 

Thou art not, like them, untrue; 
Oh ! while thou dost smile upon me, 

God of wisdom, love, and might, 
Foes may hate, and friends disown me, 

Show thy face, and all is bright. 

3 Man may trouble and distress me, 

'T will but drive me to thy breast ; 
Life wirh trials hard may press me, 

Heaven will bring me sweeter rest! — 
Oh I 't is i,ot in griet to harm me, 

While thy love is left to me, 
Oh ! t were not in joy to charm me. 

Were that joy unmixed with thee. 

4 Go then earthly fame and treasure, 

Come disaster scorn and pain: 
In thy service, pain is pleasure, 

With thy favor, loss is gain. 
I have called thee Abba, Father ! 

I have stayed my heart on thee ! 
Storms may howl, and clouds may gather 

All shall work for good to me. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 57 

5 Soul, then know thy full salvation, 

Rise o'er tin and fear and care, 
Joy to find, in every station, 

Something still to do or bear. 
Think what spirit dwells within thee ; 

Think what Father's smiles are thine; 
Think that Jesus died to win thee; — 

Child of heaven, canst thou repine? 

'6 Haste thee on fram grace to glory, 

Armed by faith and winged by prayer; 
Heaven s eternal days before thee, 

God's own hand shall guide thee there. 
Soon shall close thy earthly mission, 

Soon shall pass thy pilgrim days, 
Hope shall change to glad fruition, 

Faith to sight, and prayer to praise. 

( L\te, 6s. 4s ) /. G. Deek\ 

63 t John 4: 19. 

1 Jesus, thy name I love, 
All other names above, 

Jesus, my Lord ! 
Oh, thou art all to me ! 
Nothing to please I 'see, 
Nothing apart from thee, 

Jesus, my Lord ! 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

Thou blessed Son of God, 
Hast bought me with thy blood, 

Jesus my Lord ! 
Oh, bow great is thy love 
All other loves above, 
Love that I daily prove, 

Jesus, my Lord ! 

When unto thee I flee, 
Thou wilt my refuge be, 

Jesus, my Lord . 

What need I now to fear? 

What earthly grief or care. 

Since thou art ever near ? 

Jesus, my Lord ! 

Soon thou wilt cime again ! 
I shall be happy then, 
Jesus, my Lord ! 
Then thine own face I' 11 see, 
Then I shall like thee be, 
Then evermore with thee, 
Jesus, my Lord ! 



(Olivet, 6s, 43. ) Ray Palmer. 

64 Isaiah 45 ; 22. 

1 My faith looks up to thee, 
Thou Lamb of Calvary, 

Saviour divine; 
Now hear me wtiile I pray. 
Take all my guilt away. 
Oh, let me from this day 
Be wholly thine ! 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 59 

2 May thy rich grace impart 
Strength to my fainting heart; 

My zeal inspire ; 
As thou hast died for me, 
Oh, may my love to thee, 
Pure, warm, and changeless be, 

A living fire. 

3 While life's dark maze I tread. 
And griefs around me spread, 

Be thou my guide; 
Bid darkness turn to day, 
Wipe sorrow's tears away, 
Nor let me ever stray 

From thee aside. 

4 When ends life's transient dream, 
When death's cold, sullen stream 

Shall o'er me roll, 
Blest Saviour ! then, in love, 
Fear and distrust remove ; 
Oh, bear me safe above, 
A ransomed soul ! 

( Maitland, C. M. ) Allen. 

65 Luke 9: 23. 

1 Must Jesus bear the cross alone. 
And all the world go free ? 
No, there's a cros-, for every one, 
And there's a cross for me. 



60 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

2 This consecrated cross I '11 bear, 

Till death shall set me free, 
And then go home my crown to wear. 
For there's a crown for me. 

3 Upon the crystal pavement, down 

At Jesus' pierced feet, 
Joyful, I'll cast my golden crown, 
And his dear name repeat. 

4 And palms shall wave, and harps shall ring 

Beneath heaven's arches high; 
The Lord that lives, the ransomed sing, 
That lives no more to die. 

5 Oh, precious cross ! oh, glorious crown ! 

Oh, resurrection day ! 
Ye angels, from the stars come down, 
And bear my soul away. 



66 



('HoTey, 7s.) Havergal. 

Take my life and let it be 
Consecrated, Lord, to Thee, 
Take my hands and let them move 
At the impulse of Thy love. 

Take my feet and let them be 
Swift and beautiful for thee; 
Take my voice and let me sing 
Always--only for my King. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. Ol 

3 Take my lips and let them be 
Fill'd with messages for thee; 
Take my silver and my gold, 
Not a mite would I with. 

4 Take my moments and my days, 
Let them How in endless praise; 
Take my intellect and use 

Ev'ry pow'r as Thou shalt choose. 

5 Take my will and make it Thine, 
It shall be no longer mine; 
Take my heart, it is Thine own, 
It shall be Thy royal throne. 

6 Take my love, my God, I pour 
At Thy feet its treasure store; 
Take myself, and I will be 
Ever, only, all for Thee. 

( Maitland, CM.) J H. Gurney. 
67 > John xiii. 15. 

i Lord, as to Thy dear cross we flee, 
And plead to be forgiven, 
So let Thy life our pattern be, 
And form our souls for Heaven. 

2 Help us, through gooi report and ill, 
Our daily cross to bear ; 
Like Thee, to do our Father's will. 
Our brethren's griefs to share. 



62 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

3 If joy shall at Thy bidding fly, 

And grief's dark day come on. 
We in our turn would meekly cry 
Father, Thy will be done. 

4 Should frierds misjudge, or foes defame. 

Or brethren faithless prove, 
Then, like Thine own, be all our aim 
To conquer them by love. 

5 Kept peaceful in the midst of strife, 

Forgiving and forgiven, 
Oh, may we lead the pilgrim's life, 
And follow Thee to Heaven. 



( Ariel. C. P. M. ) 5. Medley, 

68 i Peter 2 : 7, 

1 Oh, could I speak the matchless worth, 
Oh, could I sound the glories forth, 

Which in my Saviour shine ! 
I'd soar, and touch the heavenly strings 
And vie with Gabriel while he sings 
In notes almost divine. 

2 I'd sing the precious blood he spilt. 
My ransom from the dreadful guilt 

Of sin, and wrath divine ! 
I'd sing bis glorious righteousness. 
In which all-perfect, heavenly dress. 

My soul shall ever shine. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 63 

i I'd sing the characters he bears, 
And all the forms of love he wears, 

Exalted on his throne: 
In loftiest songs of sweetest praise, 
I would to everlasting days 
Make all his glories known. 

Well — ».he delightful day will come, 
When my dear Lord will bring me home, 
And I shall see his face : 
Then with my Saviour, Brother, Friend, 
A blest eternity I'll spend, 
Triumphant in his grace. 



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69 ' Zeal rewarded.— Ps. 126 :6 

1 He that goeth forth with weeping, 

Bearing precious seed in love, 
Never tiring, never sleeping, 
Findeth mercy from above. 

2 Soft descend the dews of heaven. 

Bright the rays celestial shine : 
Precious fruit will thus be given. 
Through an influence all divine. 

3 Sow thy seed, be never weary, 

Let no fears thy soul annoy ; 
Be the prospect ne'er so dreary, 
Thou shalt reap the fruits of joy. 



64 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

4 Lo, the scene of verdure brightening ! 
See the rising grain appear ; 
Look again ! the fields are whitening, 
For the harvest time in near. 



70 ( Love Divine, 8s. 7s. D ) C. Wesley. 

1 Love divine, all love excelling, — 

Joy of heaven, to earth coine down ! 
Fix in us thy humble dwelling, 

All thy faithful mercies crown: 
Jesus ! thou art all compassion, 

Pure, unbounded love thou art. 
Visit us with tny salvation, 

Enter every troubled heart. 

2 Breathe, oh, breathe thy loving Spirit 

Into every trembling breast ! 
Let us all in thee inherit, 

Let us find thy promised rest : 
Come, almighty to deliver, 
Let us all thy life receive ! 
Speedily return, and never, 

Nevermore thy temples leave ! 

3 Finish then thy new creation, 

Pure, unspotted may we be .• 
Let us see our whole salvation 

Perfectly secured by thee ! 
Changed from glory into glory, 

Till .we in heaven we take our place ; 
Till oa'st our crowns before thee, 

Lost in wonder, love, and praise. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 6? 



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71 (Byefield. C. M.) Montgomery, 

i Prayer is the soul's sincere desire, 
Uttered or unexpressd; 
The motion of a hidden fire 
That trembles in the breast. 

2 Prayer is the burden of a sigh, 

The falling of a tear, 
The upward glancing of an eye, 
When none but God is near. 

3 Prayer is the simplest form of speech 

That infant lips can try; 
Prayer the sublimest strains that reach 
The Majesty on high. 

4 Prayei is the Christians vital breath, 

The Christian s native air; 
His watchword at the gates of death — 
He enters Heaven with prayer. 

5 Prayer is the contrite sinner's voice, 

Returning from his ways; 
While angels in their song rejoice, 
And cry — "Behold he prays!'' 

6 O Thou, by whom we come to God — 

The Life, the Truth, (he Way; 
The path of prayer thyself hast. trod; 
Lord teach us how-to pray. 



66 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

72 (Duke Street, L. M.) /. Keble, 

Self-denial. — Luke 9: 22. 

1 If on our daily course our mind, 

Be set, to hallow all we find. 

New treasures still, of countless price, 

God will provide for sacrifice. 

2 Old friends, old scenes, will lovelier.be, 

As more of heaven in each we see; 
Some softening gleam of love and prayer 
Shall dawn on every cross and care. 

3 The trivial round and common task, 
Will furnish all we ought to ask; 
Room to deny ourselves, a road 

To bring us daily nearer God. 

4 Only, O Lord, in thy dear love, 
Fit us for perfect rest above; 
And help us, this and every day, 
To live more nearly as we pray. 



73 (Woodstock, C. M.) Brown. 

Luke 10: 38 — 43. 

1 I love to steal awhile away 

From every cumbering care, 
And spend the hours of settin g day 
In humble, grateful prayer. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 67 

I love in solitude to shed 

The penitential tear, 
And all his promises to plead 

Where none but God can hear. 
I love to think on mercies past, 

And future good implore, 
And all mv cares and sorrows cast 

On him whom I adore. 
I love by faith to take a view 

Of brighter scenes in heaven; 
The prospect doth my strength renew, 

While here by tempest driven. 
Thus, when life's toilsome day is o'er, 

May its departing ray 
Be calm as this impressive hour, 

And lead to endless day. 



74 (Evans, C. M.) Anon 

1 John 5-14 

1 There is an eye that never sleeps 

Beneath the wing of night; 
There is an ear that never shuts, 
When sink the beams of light. 

2 There is an arm that never tires, 

When human strength gives way; 
There is a love that never fails, 
When earthly loves decay. 



68 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

3 That eye is fixed on seraph throngs; 

That arm upholds the sky ; 
That ear is filled with angel songs ; 
That love is throned on high, 

4 But there's a power which man can wield 

When mortal aid is vain, 
That eye, that arm, that love to reach, 
That listening ear to gain. 

5 That power is prayer, which soars on high 

Through Jesus, to the throne: 
And moves the hand which moves the 
world, 
To bring Salvation down. 



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75 Security — Psalm 91 : 1. 

1 There is a safe and secret place, 

Beneath the wings divine, 
Reserved for all the heirs of grace : 
Oh, be that refuge mine ! 

2 The least and feeblest there may bide, 

Uninjured and unawed; 
While thousands fall on every side, 
Herests recuse in God. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 69 

3 He feeds in pastures large and fair ! 

Of love and truth divine; 
O child of God, O glory's heir! 
How rich a lot is thine! 

4 4 A hand almighty to defend, 

An ear for every call, 
An honored life, a peaceful end, 
And heaven to crown it all! 



76 ( Athens, C. M. D. ) Bonar 

1 I heard the voice of Jesus say, — 

"Come unto me and rest ; 
Lay down, thou weary one, lay down 

Thy head upon my breast !' 
I came to Jesus as I was, 

Weary and worn, and sad, 
I found in him a resting-place, 

And he hath made me glad. 

2 1 hear the voice of Jesus say, — 

"Behold I freely give 
The living water ; thirsty one, 

Stoop down and drink and live I" 
I came to Jesus, and I drank 

Of that life-giving stream ; 
My thirst was quenched, my soul revived, 

And now I live in him. 



7<3 HAMPTON HYMNAL, 

3 I heard the voice of Jesus say, 

"I am this dark world's light ; 
Look unto me, thy morn shall rise 

And all thy day be bright !" 
I looked to Jesus, and I found 

In him my Star, my Sun ; 

And in that light of life I'll walk, 

Till all my journey's done. 



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77 Eph.6: 18. 

i They who seek the throne of grace 
Find that throne in every place ; 
If we live a life of prayer, 
God is present everywhere. 

2 In our sickness and our health, 
In our want, or in our wealth, 
If we look to God in prayer 
God is present everywhere. 

3 When our earthly comforts fail, 
When the foes of life prevail, 

'T is the time for earnest prayer; 
God is present everywhere. 

4 Then, my sou', in every strait, 
To thy Father come, and wait; 
He will answer every prayer ; 

God is present everywhere. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 



71 



78 ( Retreat, L. M.) Stoweh 

i From every stormy wind that blows, 
From every swelling tide of woes, 
There is a calm, a sure retreat, 
Tis found beneath the mercy-seat. 

2 There i3 a place where Jesus sheds 
The ©il of gladness on our heads, — 

A place, than ail besides more sweet ; 
It is the blood- bought mercy-seat. 

3 There is a scene where spirits blend, 
Where friend holds fellowship with friend - 
Though sundered far, by faith they meet 
Around one common mercy seat. 

4 There, there, on eagle wings we soar, 
And sense and sin molest no more, 
And heaven comes down our souls to 

greet, 
And glory crowns the mercy-seat. 



( Brown, C. M.) Walls. 

7 9 Assurance. — 2 Peter i : io. 

i When I can read my title clear 
To mansions in the skies, 
I bid farewell to every fear, 
And wipe my weeping eyes. 



72 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

2 Should earth against my soul engage, 

And fiery darts be hurled, 

Then I can smile at Satan's rage, 

And face a frowning world. 

3 Let cares like a wild deluge come, 

And storms of sorrow fall ; 
May I but safely reach my heme, 
My God, my heaven, my all ! — 

4 There shall I bathe my weary soul 

In seas of heavenly rest ; 
And r,ota wave of trouble roll 
Across my peaceful breast. 



( Laban, S. M. ) Heath, 

80 Watchfulness.— Matt. 26 : 41. 

1 My soul, be on thy guard, 

Ten thousand foes arise, 
And hosts of sin are pressing hard 
To draw thee from the skies. 

2 Oh, watch, and fight, and pray ! 

The battle ne'er give o'er ; 
Renew it boldly every day, 
And help divine implore. 

3 Ne'er think the victory won, 

Nor once at ease sit down ; 
Thy arduous work will not be done 
Till thou obtain thy crown. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 73 

Fight on, my soul, till death 
Shall bring thee to thy God ! 

He'll take thee at thy parting breath, 
Up to his blest abode. 



( Reden 6s, 4s. ) C. S. Robinson 

81 Isaiah 42 : 16. 

1 Saviour ! I follow on, 

Guided by thee, 
Seeing not yet the hand 
/ That leadeth me ; 
Hushed be my heart and still, 
Fear I no furthei ill, 
Only to meet thy will 
My will shall be. 

2 Riven the rock for me 

Thirst to relieve, 
Manna from heaven falls 

Fresh every eve ; 
Never a want severe 
Causeth my eye a tear, 
But thoa dost whisper nenr, 

"Only believe !" 

3 Often to Marahs brink 

Have I been brought ; 
Shrinking the cup to drink, 

Help I have sought; 
And with the prayer's ascent, 

Jesus the branch hath rent, 
Quickly relief hath sent, 
Sweetening the draught. 



74 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

4 Saviour ! I long to walk 
Closer with Thee ; 
Led by thy guiding hand, 

Ever to be ; 
Constantly near thy side, 
Quickened and purified, 
Living for him who died 
Freely for me ! 



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82 Mark 14 : 36. 

1 My Jesus, as thou wilt ! 

Oh ! may thy will be mine ; 
Into thy hiti f of love 

I would my a'l resign ; 
Through sorrow, or through joy, 

Conduct me as thine own, 
And heip me still to say, 
My Lord, thy will be done ! 
2 My Jesus, as thou wilt ! 

Though seen through many a te ar, 
Let not my star of hope 

Grow dim or disappear : 
Since thou on earth hast wept, 

And sorrowed oft alone, 
If I must weep with thee. 
My Lord, thy will be done ! 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 75 

My Jesus, as thou wilt ! 

All shall be well for rae; 
Each changing future scene 

I gladly trust with thee / 
Straight to my home above 

I travel calmly on 
And sing, in life or death. 

My Lord, thy will be done ! 



( Dennis, S. M. ) /. Eawcett- 

83 Rom. 12:5. 

1 BLESr be the tie that binds 

Our hearts in Christian love : 
The fellowship of kindred minds 
Is like to that above. 

2 Before our Father's throne 

We pour our ardent prayers; 
Our fears, our hopes, our aims are one, 
Our comforts and our cares. 

3 We share our mutual woes, 

Our mutual burdens bear; 
And often for each other flows 
The sympathetic tear. 

4 When we asunder part, 

It gives us inward pain; 
But we shall still be joined in heart, 
And hope to meet again. 



76 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

5 This glorious hope revives 

Our courage by the way; 

While each in expectation lives, 

And longs to see the day. 

6 From sorrow, toil, and pain, 

And sin, we shall be free, 
And perfect love and friendship reign 
Through all eternity. 



84 ( Martyn, 7s. D. ) C. Wesley 

1 Jesus ! lover of my soul, 

Let me to thy bosom fly 
While the billows near me roll, 

While the tempest still is high, 
Hide me, O my Saviour ! hide, 

Till the storm of life is past ; 
Safe into the haven guide ; 

Oh, receiye my soul at last ! 

2 Other refuge have I none: 

Hangs my helpless soul on thee ; 
Leave ah ! leave me not alone, 

Still support and comfort me. 
All my trust on thee is stayed; 

All my help from thee I bring, 
Cover my defenceless head 

With the shadow of thy wing. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. "J"J 

Thou, O Christ! art all I want; 

More than ail in thee I find; 
Raise the fallen, cheer the faint, 

Heal the sick, and lead the blind. 
Just and holy is thy name, 

I am all unrighteousness; 
Vile and full of sin I am, 

Thou art full of truth and grace* 

Plenteous grace with thee is found, — 

Grace to pardon all my sin; 
Let the healing streams abound, 

Make and keep me pure within; 
Thou of life the fountain art, 

Freely let me take of thee; 
Spring thou up within my heart, 

Rise to all eternity. 



85 ( Naomi, C. M.) Steele 

i Father ! whate'er of earthly bliss 
Thy sovereign hand denies, 
Accepted at thy throne of grace, 
Let this petition rise:: — 

2 Give me a calm, a thankful heart, 
From every murmur free; 
The blessings of thy grace impart, 
And make me live to thee. 



HAMPTOX HYMNAL. 



Let the sweet hope that thou art mine 
My life and death attend; 
Thy presence through my journey shine, 
And crown my journey's end. 



Morning Prayer. 
86 ( ios, ) /. Ellerton, 

i Saviour, again to thy dear name we raise; 
With one accord our parting hymn of praise; 
We rise to bless thee ere our worship cease; 
And now, departing, wait thy word of peace. 

2 Grant us thy peace upon our homeward way, 
With thee began, with thee shall end the day, 
Guard thou the lips from sin, the hearts from 

shame, 
That in this house have called upon thy name. 

3 Grant us thy peace, Lord, through the coming 

night; 
Turn thou for us its darkness into light; 
P rem harm and danger keep thy children free, 
For dark and light are both alike to thee. 

4 Grant us thy peace throughout our earthly life, 
Our balm in sorrow, and our stay in strife ; 
Then, when thy voice shall bid our conflict 

cease, 
Call us, O Lord, to thine eternal peace. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 79 

87 ( Lux Benigna ) J. H. Newnan. 

i Lead kindly light lamid the encircling gloom, 

Lead thou me on. 
The night is dark, and I am far from home, 

Lead thou me on, 
Keep thou my feet, I do not ask to see 
The distant scene; one step enough for me. 

2 1 was not ever thus, nor pray'd that Thou 

Should lead me on ; 
I loved to choose and see my path; but now 

Lead thou me on, 
I loved the garish day, and spite of fears 
Pride ruled my will; remember not past years. 

3 So long thy power has blest me, sure it still 

Will lead me on, 
O'er moor and fen ; o'er crag and torrent, till 

The night is gone, 
And with the morn those angel faces smile 
Which I have loved long since and lost awhile. 



80 HAMPTON HYNNAL. 

( Shepard, 8s. 7s. ) D. A. Tkrupp. 
88 John 21 ; 15. 

1 Saviour, like a shepherd lead us : 

Much we need thy tender care ; 
In thy pleasant pasture feed us, 

For our use thy fold prepare ; 
We are thine .• do thou befriend us, 

Be the guardian of our way ; 
Keep thy flock, from sin defend us, 

Seek us when we go astray. 

2 Thou hast promised to receive us, 

Poor and sinful though we be ; 
Thou hast mercy to relieve us, 

Grace to cleanse, and power to free ; 
Early let us seek thy favor, 

Early help us do thy will ; 
Holy Lord, our only Saviour ! 

With thy grace our bosoms fill. 



89 ( Toplady, 7s. ) A. M. Toplaay. 

1 Rock of ages, cleft for me ! 
Let me hide mvself in thee ; 
Let the water and the blood, 
From thy wounded side that flowed, 
Be of sin the double cure ; 
Cleanse me from its guilt and power. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

Not the labor of my hands 
Can fulfill the law's demand?; 
Could my zeal no respite know, 
Could my tears forever flow, 
All for sin could not atone; 
Thou must save, and thou alone. 

Nothing in my hand 1 bring, 
Simply to thy cross I cling ; 
Naked, come to thee for dress, 
Helpless, look to thee for grace ; 
Vile, I to the fountain fly, 
Wash me, Saviour, cr I die ! 

While I draw this fleeting breath, 
When my eyelids close in death, 
When I soar to worlds unknown, 
See thee on thy judgment throne, 
Rock of Ages, cleft for me ! 
Let me hide myself in thee. 



90 Dorrnance, 8s- 7s. 

i Take my heart, O Father ! take it ; 
Make and keep it all thine own ; 
Let thy Spirit melt and break it — 
This proud heart of sin and stone. 



82 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

2 Father, make me pure and lowly, 

Fond of peace and far from strife; 
Turning from the paths unholy 
Of this vain and sinful life. 

3 Ever let thy grace surround me, 

Strengthen me with power divine, 
Till thy cords of love have bound me: 
Make me to be wholly thine. 

4 May the blood of Jesus heal me, 

And mysins be all forgiven; 
Holy Spirit, take and seal me, 
Guide me in the path to heaven. 

9 1 Psalm 4 6. Watts. 

1 GOD is the refuge of his saints, 
When storms of sharp distress invade; 

Ere we can offer our complaints, 
Behold him present with his aid. - 

2 Let mountains from their seats be hurled 
Down to the deep, and huried there, 

Convulsions shake the solid world — 
Our faith shall never yield to fear. 

3 Loud may the troub'ed ocean roar.— 
In sacred peace our souls abide; 

While every nation, every shore, 

Trembles, an i dreads the swelling tide. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 83 

4 There is a stream whose gentle flow 
Supplies the city of our God; 

Life, love, and joy, still gliding through. 
And watering our divine abode. 

5 That sacred stream, thy holy word, 
Our grief allays, our fear controls: 

Sweet peace thy promises afford, 

And give new strength to fainting souls. 

6 Zion enjoys her Monarch s love, 
Secure against a threatening hour ; 

Nor can her firm foundation move, 

Built on his truth, and armed with power. 



92 The Age of Gold. C. M. D. E. H. Sears. 

i It came upon the midnight clear, 
That glorious song of old, 
From angels bending near the earth 

To touch their harps of gold ; 
"Peace to the earth, good-will to man, 
From heaven's all-gracious King: " 
The earth in solemn s'.illness lay, 
To hear the angels sinar. 



84 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

2 Still through the cloven skies they come, 

With peaceful wings unfurled ; 
And still celestial music floats 

O'er all the weary world ; 
Above its sad and lowly plains 

They bend on heavenly wing, 
And ever, o'er its Babel sounds, 

The blessed angels sing. 

3 O ye, beneath life's ciushingload, 

Whose forms are bending low, 
Who toil along the climbing way, 

With painlul steps and slow ; — 
Look up ! for glad and golden hours 

Come swiftly on the wing ; 
Oh, rest beside the weary road, 

And hear the angels sing ! 

4 For lo ! the days are hastening on, 

By prophet-bards foretold, 
When with the ever-circling years 

Comes round the age of gold ! 
When peace shall over all the earth 

Its final splendors fling, 
And the whole world send back the song 

Which now the angels sing ! 



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i Jesus calls us, o'er the tumult 
Of our life's wild, restless sea ; 
Day by day his sweet voice soundeth, 
Saying, Christian, follow me ! 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 85 



2 Jesus calls us— from the worship 

Of the vain world's golden store ; 

From each idol that would keep us, — 

Saying, Christian, love me more ! 

3 In our joys and in our sorrows, 

Days of toil and hours of ease, 
Still he calls, in cares and pleasures, — 
Christian, love me more than these ! 

4 Jesus calls us ! by thy mercies, 

Saviour, may we hear thy call, 
Give cur hearts to thy obedience, 
Serve and love thee best of all ! 



94 Missionary Chant. L. M. 

i Ye Christian heralds ! go, proclaim 
Salvation through Immanuel's name; 
To distant climes the tidings bear, 
And plant the rose of Sharon there. 

2 He'll shield you with a wall of fire, 
With flaming zeal your breast inspire, 
Bid raging winds their fury cease, 
And hush the tempest into peace. 

3 And when our labors all are o'er, 
Then we shall meet to part no more, — 
Meet, with the blood bought throng to fall, 
And crown our fesus— Lord of all ! 



86 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 



gc Missionary Chant. L. M. Watts. 

i Jesus shall reign where'er the sun 
Does his successive journeys run ; 
His kingdom stretch from shore to shore, 
Till moons shall wax and wane no more. 

2 For him shall endless prayer be said, 
And praises throng to crown his head : 
His name, like sweet perfume, shall rise 
With every morning-sacrifice. 

3 People and realms of every tongue 
Dwell on his love with sweetest song ; 
And infant voices shall proclaim 
Their early blessings on r.is name. 

4 Blessings abound where'er he reigns, 
The prisoner leaps to lore his chains ; 
The weary find eternal rest, 

And all the sons of wane are blest. 

5 Let every creature rise and bring 
Peculiar honors to our King : 
Angels descend With songs again, 
And earth repeat the loud Amen! 



Qfi Spanish Hymn. 7s D. Bowring. 

i Watchman ! tell us of the lrght, 

What its signs of promise arr; — 
Traveler ! o'er yon mountain height, 

See that glory- beaming star ! — 
Watchman ! does its beauteous ray 

Aught of joy or hope foretell ? — 
Traveler ! yes ; u biings the day — 

Promised day of Israel: — 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 87 

2 Watchman ! tell us of the night; 

Higher yet that star ascends; — 
Traveler ! blessedness and light, 

Peace and truth its course portends ! — 
Watchman ! will its beams alone 

Gild the spot that gave them birth ? — 
Traveler ! ages are its own; 

See, it bursts o'er all the earth ! — 

3 Watchman ! tell us of the night, 

For the morning seems to dawn; — 
Traveler ! darkness takes its flight, 

Doubt and terror are withdrawn; — 
Watchman ! let thy wanderings cease ; 

Hie thee to thy quiet home! — 
Traveler ! lo ! the Prince of Peace, 

Lo ! the Son of God is come ! 



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i Glorious things of thee are spoken, 

Zion. city of our God ! 
He whose word cannot be broken, 

Formed thee for his own abode :. 
On the Rock of Ages founded, — 

What can shake thy sure repose ? 
With salvation's walls surrounded, 

Thou may'st smile at all thy foes. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 



See ! the streams of living waters, 

Springing from eternal love, 
Well supply thy sons and daughters. 

And all fear of want remove : 
Who can faint, while such a river 

Ever flows their thirst t' assuage ? — 
Grace, which, like the Lord, the Giver,. 

Never fails from age to age. 

Round each habitation hovering, 
See the cloud and fire appear 

For a glory and a covering, 
Showing that the Lord is near ! 

He who gives them daily manna, 
He who listens when they cry. — 

Let him hear the loud hosanna, 

Rising to his throne on high. 



98 Zion. 8s, ?s, 4 s. Kelly. 

i Zion stands with hills surrounded — 
Zion, kept by power divine ; 
All her foes sha 1 be confounded, 
Though the world in arms combine ; 

Happy Zion, 
What a favored lot is thine ! 

2 Every human tie may perish ; 

Friend to friend unfaithful prove; 

Mothers cease their own to cherish ; 

Heaven and earth at last remove : 

But no changes 
Can attend Jehovah's love. 



.HAMPTON HVMNAL. 89 

In the furnace. God may prove thee, 
Thence to bring thee forth more bright, 

But can never cease to love thee ; 
Thou art precious in his sight ; 

God is with thee — ■ 
God thine 'verlasting light. 



QQ Bethany. 6s, 4s. S-IF. Adams. 

i Nearer, my God, to thee, 

Nearer to thee ! 
E'en though it be a cross 

That raiseth me ! 
Still all my song shall be, 
Nearer, my God, to thee, 

Nearer to thee ! 

2 Though, like a wanderer, 

The sun gone down, 
Darkness be over me, 

My rest a stone, 
Yet in my dreams I'd be 
Nearer, my God to thee, 
Nearer to thee ! 

3 There let the way appear 

Steps unto heaven ; 
All that thou sendest me, 

In mercy given : 
Angels to be ckon me 
Nearer, my God, to thee, 
Nearer to thee ! 



90 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 



Then, with my waking thoughts 
Bright wkh thy praise, 

Out of my stony griefs 
Bethel I'll- raise; 

So by my woes to be 

Nearer, my God, to thee ! 
Nearer to thee ! 

Or, if on joyful wing 

Cleaving the sky, 
Sun, moon and stars forgot, 

Upward I fly, 
Still all my son a; shall be, 
Nearer, my God, to thee. 
Nearer to thee ! 



J OO Fu'ton 7s. J. E. Leeson. 

i Saviour! teach me, day by day, 
Love's sweet lesson to obey; 
Sweeter lesson cannot be, 
Loving him who first loved me. 

2 With a childlike heart of love, 
At thy bidding may I move ; 
Prompt to serve and follow thee, 
Loving him who first loved me. 

3 Teach me all thy steps to trace, 
Strong to follow in thy grace ; 
Learning how to love from thee, 
Loving him who first loved me. 



MAM nun HIMMAL. yi 



4 Love in loving finds employ — 
In obedience all her joy ; 
Ever new that joy will be, 
Loving him who first loved me. 

5 Thus may I rejoice to show 
That I feel the love I owe ; 
Singing till thy tace I see, 

Of his love who first loved me. 



1 O 1 Flemming- 8s, 6s. C. Elliott. 

i O Holy Saviour! Friend unseen, 
Since on thine arm thou bid'st me lean, 
Help me, throughout life's changing scene, 
By faith to cling to thee ! 

2 Blest with this fellowship divine, 
Take what thou wilt, I'll not repine ; 
For, as the branches to the vine, 
My soul would cling to thee. 

4 Tho' far from home, fatigued, oppressed, 
Here have I found a place of rest ; 

An exile still, yet not unblest, 
Because I cling to thee. 

5 Though oft I seem to tread alone 

Life's drearj waste with thorns o'ergrown, 
Thy voice of love, in gentlest tone, 
Still whispers, "Cling to me ! '' 



9 2 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 



6 Though faith and hope are often tried, 
I ask not, need not, aught beside ; 
So safe, so calm, si satisfied, 

The soul that clings to thee ! 



J 02 Henley ios. Anon. 

1 We would see Jesus— for the shadows lengthen 
Across this little landscape of our life ; 

We would see Jesus our weak faith to 

strengthen, 
For the last weariness — the final strife. 

2 We would see Jesus— the great Rock Founda- 

tion, 
Whereon our feet were set by sovereign grace ; 
Not life, nor death, with all their agitation, 
Can thence remove us, if we see his face. 

3 We would see Jesus— other hghts are paling, 
Which for long years we have rejoiced to see ; 
The blessings of our pilgrimage are failing, 
We would not mourn them, for we go to thee, 

4 We would see Jesus — this is all were needing, 
Strength, joy and willingness come with the 

sight ; 
We would see Jesus, dying, risen, pleading, 
Then welcome day, and farew<*ll mortal night ! 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 93 

103 Missionary Hymn 7s, 6s. D. Heber. 

i From Greenland's icy mountains, 

From India's coral strand, 
Where Afric's sunny fountains 

Roll down their golden sand, — 
From many an ancient river, 

From many a palmy plain, 
They call us to deliver 

Their land from error's chain. 

2 What though the spicy breezes 

Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle ; 
Though every prospect pleases, 

And only man is vile ; 
In vain with lavish kindness 

The gifts of God are strown; 
The heathen in his blindness, 

Bows down to wood and stone. 

3 Shall we whose souls are lighted 

With wisd«m from on high, — 
Shall we, to men benighted, 

The lamp of life deny ? 
Salvation, oh, salvation ! 

The joyful sound proclaim, 
Till earth's remotest nation 

Has learned Messiah's name. 

4 Waft, waft, ye winds, his story, 

And you, ye waters roll, 
Till, like a sea of glory, 

It spreads from pole to pole; 
Till o'er our ransomed nature 

The Lamb for sinners slain, 
Redeemer, King, Creator, 

In bliss returns to reign ! 



94 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

1 04 Amsterdam 7s, 6s. Seagrave. 

1 Rise, my soul ! and stretch thy wings, 

Thy better portion trace; 
Rise from transitory things, 

Toward heaven, thy native place : 
Sun and moon and stars decay ; 
Time shall soon this e rth remove; 
Rise, my soul ! and baste away 

To seats pi epared above. 

2 Rivers to the ocean run, 

Nor stay in all their course ; 
Fire, ascending, seeks the sun; 

Both speed them to their source ,- 
So a soul, that's born of God, 
Pants to view his glorious iace, 
Upward tends to his abode, 

To rest in his embrace. 

3 Fly me, riches ! fly me, cares ! 

While I that coast explore ; 
Flattering world, with all thy snares. 

Solicit me no more : 
Pilgrims fix not here their home : 
Strangers tarry but a night ; 
When the last dear morn is come, 

They'll rise to joyful light. 

4 Cease, ye pilgrims ! cease to mourn,. 

Press onward to the prize; 
Soon our Saviour will return 

Triumphant in the skies! 
Yet a season, and you know 
Happy entrance will be given ; 
All our sorrows left below, 

And earth exchanged for heaven. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 95 

J 05 Shying Shore, P. M. D. Nelson. 

i My days are glidirg swiftly by, 
And I, a pilgrim stranger, 
Would not detain them as they fly, 
Those hours of toil and danger. 

For oh, we stand on Jordan s strand, 

Our friends are passing over ; 
And just before, the Shining Shore, 
We may almost discover ! 

2 We'll gird our loins, my brethren dear, 

Our heavenly home discerning ; 
Our absent Lord has left us word, 
Let every lamp be burning. 

3 Should coming days be cold and dark, 

We need not cease our singing ; 

That perfect rest naught can molest, 

Where golden harps are ringing. 

4 Let sorrow's rudest tempest blow, 

Each cord on earth to sever ; 
Our King says, Come, and there's our home, 
Forever, oh, forever ! 

For oh, we stand on Jordan's strand, 

Our friends are passing over ; 
And just before, the Shining Shore 
We may almost discover ! 



96 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 



106 Reafor The Weary Ps, 7 s. D. Harmer. 

i In the Christian's home in glory. 
There remains aland of rest, 
There my Saviour s gone before me, 
To fulfill my soul's request. 
There is rest for the weary, 
There is rest for the weary : 
There is rest for the weary ; 

There is rest for you. 
On the other side of Jordan, 
In the sweet fie ds of Eden, 
Where the tree of life is blooming, 
There is rest for you ! 

2 He is fitting up my mansion, 
Which eternally shall stand ; 
For my stay shall not be transient 
In that holy, happy land. 
There is rest, etc. 



Death himself shall then be vanquished, 
And his sting shall be withdrawn ; 

Shout for gladness, O ye ransomed ! 
Hail with joy the rising morn. 
There is rest, etc. 

Sing, oh, sing, ye heirs of glory ! 

Shout your triumph as you go ; 
Zion's gates will open for you, 

You shall find an entrance through. 
There is rest, etc. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. Q? 

107 Miriam 7 s, ds. D, Bernard, 

^Jerusalem, the glorious; 

The glory of the elect, — 
O dear and future vision 

That eager hearts expect ! 
Ev'n now by faith I see thee, 

Ev'n here thy walls discern : 
To thee my thoughts are kindled, 

And strive, and pant, and yearn ! 

2 The Cross is all thy splendor, 

The Crucified, thy praise ; 
His laud and benediction 

Thy ransomed people raise ; — 
Jerusalem ! exulting 

On that securest shore, 
I hope thee, wish thee, sing thee, 

And love thee evermore ! 

3 O sweet and blessed Country ! 

Shall I e'er see thy face ? 
O sweet and blessed Country ! 

Shall I e'er win thy grace ? — 
Exult, O dust and ashes ! 

The Lord shall be thy part ; 
His only, his forever, 

Thou shalt be and thou art ! 



58 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

JOQ \V e bb 7 s, 6s. D. S.F.Smith. 

i The morning light is breaking ; 

The darkness disappears ; 

The sons of earth are waking 

To penitential tears ; 
Each breeze that sweeps the ocean 

Brings tidings from afar, 
Of nations in commotim. 
Prepared for Zion s war. 

2. See heathen nations bending 

Before the God we love, 
And thousand hta-rts ascending 

In gratitude above ; 
While sinners, now confe&sing. 

The gospel call obey, 
And seek the Saviour's blessing,— 

A nation in a day. 

3 Blest river of salvation ! 

Pursue thine onward way ; 
Flow thou to every nation, 

Nor in thy richness stay , 
Stay not till all the lowly 

Triumphant reach their home ; 
Stay not till all the holy 

Proclaim—" The Lord is come ! " 



1 09 Laban, S. M. Montgomery, 

" Forever with the Lord ! " 
Amen !, So let it be! 
Life from the dead is in that word : 
Tis immortality. 



HAMPTON H\MNAL. 99 

2 Here in the body pent, 

Absent from thee I roam : 
Yet nightly pitch my moving tent 
A day's march nearer home. 

3 My Father's house 1 on high, 

Home of my soul ! how near, 
At times, to faith's aspiring eye, 
Thy golden gates appear ! 

4 " Forever with the Lord ! " 

Father, if 'tis thy will, 
The promise of thy gracious word 
Ev'n here to me fulfil, 

5 So, when my latest breath, 

Shall rend the vail in twain, 
By death I shall escape from death, 
And life eternal gain. 

6 Knowing as I am known, 

How shall I love that word, 
And oft repeat before the throne, 
" Forever with the Lord ! " 



llO Tappan, C- M. Stennett. 

i On Jordan's rugged banks I stand, 
And cast a wishful eye 
To Canaan's fair and happy land, 
Where my possessions lie. 

2 Oh, the transporting, rapturous scene, 
That rises to my sight ! 
Sweet fields arrayed in living green, 
And rivers of delight ! 



IO0 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 



3 O'er all those wide extended plains 

Shines one eternal day; 
There God, the sun, forever reigns, 
And scatters night away. 

4 No chilling winds, or poisonous breath, 

Can reach that healthful shore ; 
Sickness and sorrow, pain and death, 
Are felt and feared no more. 

5. When shall I reach that happy place, 
And be forever blest ? 
When shall I see my Father's face, 
And in his bosom iest ? 

6 Filled wilh delight, my raptured soul 
Can here no longer stay ; 
Though Jordan's waves around me roll, 
Fearless I'd launch away. 



. , < Rhine, C. M. Dickson. 

1 O mother dear, Jerusalem, 

When shall 1 come to thee ? 
When shall my sorrows have an end ? 
Thy joys when shall 1 see ? 

2 O happy harbor of God's saints ! 

O sweet and pleasant soil ! 
In thee no sorrow can be found, 
Nor grief, nor care, nor toil. 

3 No dimly cloud o'ershadows thee, 

Nor gloom, nor darksome night ; 
But every soul shines as the sun, 
For God himself gives light. 



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4 Thy walls are made of precious stone, 
Thy bulwarks diamond-square, 
Thy gates are all of orient pearl — 
O God ! if I were there! 



112 Bernard 7s, 6s, D. Bernard. 

1 For thee, O dear, dear Country ! 

Mine eyes their vigils keep : 
For very love, beholding 

Thy happy name, they weep; — 
O one. O only, mansion ! 

O Paradise of joy! 
Where tears are ever banished, 

And bliss has no alloy. 

2 Thy ageless walls are bonded 

With amethyst unpriced ; 
The saints build up the fabric, 

The corner-stone is Christ ! 
Upon the Rock of Ages 

They raise thy holy tower; 
Thine is the victor's laurel, 

And thine the golden dower. 

3 They stand, those hills of Zion, 

Conjubilant with song ; 
And bright with many an angel, 

With many a martyr-throng ; 
The Prince is ever in them, 

The light is aye serene, 
The pastures of the blessed 

Are decked in glorious sheen. 



io2 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

i i o Stookwell 8s. 7s. D - 

i Father ! breathe an evening blessing, 

Ere repose our spirits seal ; 
Sin and want we come confessing. 

Thou canst save, and thou canst heal. 
Though destruction walk around us, 

Though the arrow past us fly, 
Angel-guards from thee surround us ; 

We are saie, if thou art nigh. 

2 Though the night be dark and dreary. 

Darkness cannot hide from thee ; 
Thou art he, who, never w-.ary, 

Watchest where thy people be. 
Should swift death this night o'ertake us, 

And our c-^uch become our tomb, 
May the morn in heaven awake us, 

Clad in light and deathless bloom. 



J J 4 Evan, C. M. 

i As darker, darker, fall around 
The shadows of the night, 
We gather here, with hymn and prayer, 
To seek the Eternal Light. 

2 Father in heaven, to thee are known 

Our many hopes and fe^rs, 
Our heavy weigni of mortal toil, 
Our bitterness of tears. 

3 We pray thee for our absent ones, 

Who have been with us here ; 
And in our secret heart we name 
The distant and the dear. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. I03 

4 For weary eyes, and aching hearts, 

And feet that from thee rove, 
The sick, the poor, the tried, the fallen, 
We pray thee, God of love. 

5 We bring to thee our hopes and fears,. 

And at thy footstool lay ; 
And, Father, thou who lovest all 
Wilt hear us as we pray. 



115 Ijauvan, L, M. Long/. How 

1 Again, as evening's shadow falls, 
We gather in these hallowed walis ; 
And vesper hymn and vesper prayer 
Rise mingling on the holy air. 

2 May struggling hearts that seek release 
Here find the rest of God's own peace ; 
And, strengthened here by hymn and prayer, 
Lay down the burden and the care. 

3 O God, our Light ! to thee we bow ; 
Within all shadows stindest thou ; 
Give deeper calm than night can bring; 
Give sweeter songs than lips can sing. 

4 Life's tumult we must meet again, 
We cannot at the shrine remain; 
But, in the spirit's secret cell, 

May hymn and prayer forever dwell ! 

J \ Q Emmelal', 6s, 5s. S. Baring-Gould 

i Now the day is over, 

Night is drawing nigh, 
Shadows of the evening 
Steal across the sky. 



io 4 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

2 Jesus, give the weary 

Calm and sweet repose; 
With thy tenderest blessing 
May our eyelids close. 

3 Grant to little children 

Visions bright of thee;. 
Guard the sailors tossing 
On the deep blue sea. 

4 Through the long nignt-watches 

May thine angels spread 

Their white wings above me, 

Watching round my bed. 

5 When the morning wakens, 

Then may I arise 
Pure and fresh and sinless 
In thy holy eyes. 



1 1 7 Hursley, L. M. Keble, 

i Sun of my soul, thou Savnur dear, 
It is not night if th<-u be near ; 
O may no earth-born cloud arise 
To hide thee from thy servant's eyes. 

2 When soft the dews of kindly sleep 
My wearied eyelids gently steep, 

Be my last thought— how sweet to rest 
Forever on my Savoui's breast ! 

3 Abide with me from morn till eve, 
For without thee I cannot live; 
Abide with me when night is nigh, 
For without thee I dare not die. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 105 

4 If some poor wandering child of thine 
Have spurned to-day the voice divine, 
Now, Lord, the gracious work begin ; 
Let him no more lie down in sin. 

5 Watch by the sick, enrich the poor 
With blessings from thy boundless store ; 
Be every mourner's sleep to-night 

Like infant slumbers, pure and bright. 

6 Be near and bless us when we wake, 
Ere through the world our way we take, 
Till in the ocean of thy love, 

We lose ourselves in heaven above. 



118 Swtet Hour, L. M. D. IV. W. Walford, 

1 Sweet hour of prayer ! sweet hour of prayer ! 
That ca'ls me from a world of care, 

And bids me at my Father's throne 
Make all my wants and wishes known; 
In seasons of distress and grief ; 
My soul has often found relief ; 
|| : And oft escaped the tempter's snare, 
By thy return, sweet hour of prayer. :|| 

2 Sweet hour of prayer ! sweet hour of prayer ! 
Thy wings shall my petition bear 

To Him whose truth and faithfulness 
Engage the waiting soul to bless. 
And since He bids me seek His face, 
Believe His worrl, and trust His grace. 
J: I'll cast on Him my every care, 
And wait for thee, sweet hour of prayer ! :|| 



Io6 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

3 Sweet hour of prayer ! sweet hour of prayer ! 

May I thy consolation share. 

Till from Mount Pisgah "s lofty height, 

I view my home and take my flight ; 

This robe of flesh I'll drop, and rise 

To seize the everlasting prize ; 
|: And shout while passing through the air, 
Farewell, farewell, sweet hour of prayer ! :|| 



1 J 9 Old, Old Story, 7 s, 6s. D. Mist K. Hankey. 

1 Tell me the Old, Old Story. 

Of unseen things above, 
Of Jesus and his glory, 

Of Jesus and His love ; 
Tell me the Story simply, 

As to a little child, 
For I am weak and weary, 
And helpless and defiled. 
Cho.— Tell me the Old, Old Story, 
Tell me the Old, Old Story, 
Tell me the Old, Old Story, 
Of Jesus and His love. 

2 Tell me the Story slowly, 

That 1 may take it in — 
That wonderful redemption, 

God's remedy for sin ; 
Tell me the Story often, 

For I forget so soon, 
The " early dew " of morning 

Has passed away at noon. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. I07 

Tell me the Story softly, 

With earnest tones, and grave ; 
Remember! I'm the sinner 

Whom Jesus came to save; 
Tell me the Story always, 

If you would real'y be 
In any time of trouble, 

A comforter to me. 

Tell me the same Old Story 

When you have cause to fear 
That this world's empty glory 

Is costing me too dear ; 
Yes, and when that world's glory 

Is dawning on my soul, 
Tell me the Old, Old Story : 

" Christ Jesus makes thee whole." 



P. M, 



|20 I gave ray life for thee. Miss F. Haverga^ 

1 I gave my life for thee. 

My precious blood I shed, 
That thou might'st ransomed be, 

And quickened from the dead ; 
I gave, 1 gave My life for thee, 
What hast thou given for Me ? 

2 My Father's house of light, 

My glory-circled throne, — 
I left, for earthly night, 

For wand'rings sad and lone ; 
I left, I left it all for thee ; 

Hast thou left aught for Me ? 



J08 HAMPTON HYMNAL 



I suffered much for thee, 
More than thy tongue can tell, 

Of bitterest agony, 

To rescue thee from hell ; 

I've borne. I've borne it all for thee, 

What hast thou borne for Me ? 

And I have brought to thee, 
Down from My home above, 

Salvation full and free, 
My pardon and My love ; 

I bring, I bring rich gifts to thee, 

What hast thou brought to Me? 



121 Hark, P.M. F. IV. Faber, 

i Hark ! hark my soul ; angelic songs are swell- 
ing 
O'er earth s green fields and ccean's wave- 
beat shore: 
How sweet the truth those blessed strains are 
telling 
Of that new life when sin shall be no more. 
Chorus— Angels of Jesus, angels of light, 
Singing to welcome the pilgrims 
of the night. 

2 Onward we go, for still we hear them singing, 
"Come weary souls, for Jesus bids you come;" 
And through the dark its echoes sweetly ring- 
ing, 
The music of the gospel leads us home. 
Chorus — 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. ipQ 



Far, far away, like bells at evening pealing, 

The voice of Jesus sounds o'er land and sea, 
And laden souls by thousands meekly stealing, 
King Shepherd, turn their weary steps to 
thee. 
Chorus — 

Angels sing on ! your faithful watches keeping; 
Sing us sweet fragments of the songs above, 
Till morning's joy shall end the night of weep- 
ing, 
And life's long shadows break in cloudless 
love. 
Chorus — 



122 There is a green hill far away. Mrs. Alexander. 

i There is a green hill far away, 
Without a city wall ; 
Where th« dear Lord was crucified, 

Who died to save us all. 
Cho— Oh dearly, dearly has He loved, 
And we must love Him, too ; 
And trust in His redeeming blood, 
And try His works to do. 

2 We may not know, we cannot tell 

What pains He had to bear ; 
But we believe it was for us 
He hung and suffered there. 

3 He died that we might be forgiven, 

He died to make us good, 
That we might go at last to heav'n, 
Saved by His precious blood. 



110 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

4 There was no other good enough, 
To pay the price of sin ; 
He only could unlock the gate 
Of heav n and let us in. 



1 23 St, Gertrude, f"s, 5s. L>. .9. Baring— Gould. 

i Onward. Christian soldiers, 
Marching; as to war, 
With the Cross of jesus 

Going on before. 
Christ the Royal Master 
Leads against the foe ; 
Forward into battle, 

See, His banners go ! 
Cho. — Onward Christian soldiers. 
Marching as to war, 
With the Cross of Jesus 
Going on before. 

2 Like a mighty army 

Moves the Church of God ; 
Brothers we are treading 

Where the saints have trod ; 
We are not divided, 

All one body we, 
One in hope and doctrine, 

One in charity. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. Ill 

Crowns and thrones may perish, 

Kingdoms rise and wane, 
But the Church of Jesus 

Constant will remain ; 
Gates of hell c*n never 

'Gainst that Church prevail. 
We have Christ's own promise, 

And that cannot fail. 

Onward, then, ye people, 

Join the happy throng. 
Blend with ours your voices 

In the triumph song; 
Glory, laud and honor, 

Unto Christ the King, 
This thro' countless ages 

Men and angels sing. 



1 24 Precious Promise. A''. N. 

i Precious promise God hath given 
To the weary passerby, 
On the way from earth to heaven, 
'I will guide thee with Mine eye." 
Ref. — I will guide tare, I will guide thee, 
I will guide thee with Mine eye ; 
On the way from earth to heaven, 
"I will guide thee with Mine eye." 

2 When temptations almost win thee, 
And thy trusted watchers fly 
Let this promise ring within thee, 
"I will guide thee with Mine eye." 



112 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 



3 When thy secret hopes have perished, 

In the grave of years gone by ; 
Let this promise still be cherished, 
" I will guide thee wjth Mine eye." 

4 When the shades of life are falling. 

And the hour has come to die; 
Hear thy trusty Pilot calling, 
" I will guide thee with Mine eye." 



125 Home of the Soul. Mrs. E. H. Gates. 

1 I will sing you a song of that beautiful land. 

The far away home of the soul, 
Where no storms ever beat on the glittering 
strand, 
While the years of eternity roll, 
While the years of eternity roll ; 
Where no storms ever beat on thj glittering 
strand, 
While the years of eternity roll. 

2 Oh ! that home of the soul in my visions and 

dreams. 
Its bright jasper walls I can see ; 
Till I fancy but thinly the veil intervenes 
I : Between the fair city and me, : | 
Till I fancy, etc. 

3 That unchangeable home is for you and for me 

Where Jesus of Nazareth stands ; 
The King of all kingdoms forever is He, 

I : And he holdeth our cro ff n in his hands : || 
The King, etc. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 113 

4 Oh, how sweet it will be in that beautiful land. 
So free from all sorrow and pain ; 
With songs on our lips and with harps in our 
hands, 
{ ; To meet one another again. : f 
With songs on, etc. 



126 In The Sweet Bye And Bye- 

1 There's a land that is fairer than day, 

And by faith we can see it afar ; 
For the Father waits over the way, 

To prepare us a dwelling-place there. 

Cho. — In the sweet by-and-by, 

We shall meet on that beautiful shore, 
In the sweet by-and-by, 
We shall meet on that beautiful shore. 

2 We shall sing on that beautiful shore 

The melodious songs of the blest, 
And our spirits shall sorrow no more. 
Not a sigh for the blessing of rest. 

3 To our bountiful Father above 

We will offer our tribute of praise, 
For the glorious gift of His love, 

And the blessings that hallow our" days. 



114 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 



127 Stephanos. P.M. J.M.Ne*l, Jr 

i Art thou weary, art thou languid. 
Art thou sore distressed ? 
Come to me saith One, and coming, 
Be at rest. 

2 Hath He marks to lead me to Him, 

If He be my Guide ? 
In His feet and hands are wound-prints, 
And His side. 

3 Is there diadem, as monarch, 

That His brow adorns ? 
Yea, a crown, in very surety, 
But of thorns. 

4 If I find Him, if I follow, 

What His guerdon here? 
Many a sorrow, many a labor, 
Many a tear. 

5 If I still hold closely to Him, 

What hath He at last ? 
Sorrow vanquished, labor ended, 
Jordan passed. 

6 If I ask Him to receive me, 

Will He say me nay ? 
Not till earth, and not till heaven 
Pass away. 

7 Finding, following, keeping, struggling, 

Is He sure to bless ? 
Saints, apostles, prophets, martyrs, 
Answer, "Yes." 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 



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128 



Ewing. 7s, 6s. D. 



Bernard. 



Jerusalem, the golden. 

With milk and honey blest! 
Beneath thy contemplation 

Sink heart and voice opprest : 
I know not, oh, I know not, 

What social joys are there ; 
What radiancy of glory, 

What Tight beyond compare. 

They stand, those halls of Zion, 

Con jubilant with song, 
And bright with many an angel, 

And all the martyr throng: 
The Prince is ever in them, 

The daylight is serene ; 
The pastures of the blessed 

Are decked in glorious sheen. 

There is the throne of David ; 

And there, from care released, 
The shout of them that triumph, 

The song of them that feast ; 
And they who, with their Leader, 

Have conquered in the fight, 
Forever, and foiever, 

Are clad in robes of white. 



129 



All Saints. C. M. D. 



Heier, 



The Son of God goes forth to war, 

A kingly crown to gain ; 
His blood-red banner streams afar ; 

Who follows in His train ? 



Il6 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

2 Who best can drink His cup of woe, 

Triumphant over pain, 
Who patient bears his cross below, 
He follows in his train. 

3 The martyr first, whose eag'e eye 

Could pierce beyond the grave, 
Who saw his Master in the sky, 
And called on Him to save : 

4 Like Him, with pardon on his tongue, 

In midst of mortal pain, 
He prayed for them that did the wrong : 
Who follows in His train ? 

5 A glorious band, the chosen few 

On whom the Spirit came, 
Twelve valiant saints, their hope they knew, 
And marked the cross and flame. 

6 They climbed the steep ascent of Heaven 

Through peril, toil, and pain : 
O God. to us may grace be given 
To follow in His train. 



1 30 Beulah Land. E. P. Stites. 

i I've reached the land of corn and wine, 
And all its riches freely mine ; 
Here shines undimm'd one blissful day, 
For all my night has passed away. 

Cho, — O Beulah land, sweet Beulah land, 
As on the highest mount I stand, 
I look away across the sea, 
Where mansions are prepared for me, 
And view the shining glory shore, 
My heav'n, my home for evermore ! 



HAMPTOX HYMNAL. 1 17 

2 The Saviour comes and walks with me, 
And sweet communion here have we ; 
He gently leads me with His hand, 
For this is heaven's border land. 

3 A sweet perfume upon the breeze 
Is borne from ever vernal trees, 
And flow'rs that never fading grow 
Where streams of life forever flow. 

4 The zephyrs seem to float to ree 
Sweet sounds of heaven's melody, 

As angels, with the white robed throng, 
Join in the sweet redemption song. 



131 Blumenthal. 7s. D. Bonar- 

i Holy Father, hear my cry ; 

Holy Saviour, bend thine ear ; 
Holy Spirit, come thou nigh; 

Father, Savior, Spirit, hear ! 
Father, save me from my sin ; 
. Saviour, I thy mercy crave ; 
Gracious Spirit, make me clean ; 

Father, Son, and Spirit, save ! 

2 Father, let me taste thy love ; 

Saviour, fill my soul with peace ; 
Spirit, come my heart to move ; 

Father, Son, and Spirit, bless ' 
Father, Son, and Spirit — thou 

One Jehovah, shed abroad 
All thy grace wi h n me now ; 

Be my Father and my God ! 



Il8 HAMPTON HVMNAL. 



J 32 Old Hundreth, L. M, T.\Ken. i6Q7 . 

Praise God from whom all blessings flow ! 
Praise him, all creatures here below ! 
Praise him above, ye heavenly host ! 
Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost ! 



1 33 Old Hundreth, L. M. Watts. 

i From all that dwell below the skies, 
Let the Creator's praise arise : 
Let the Redeemer's Name bs sung, 
Through every land, by every tongue, 

2 Eternal are Thy mercies, Lord ! 
Eternal truth attends Thy Word; 
Thy praise shall sound from shore to shore, 
Till suns shall rise and set no more. 



1 34 Pilot. 7 s, 61. 

1 JESUS, Saviour, pilot me, 
Over life's tempestuous ^ea ; 
Unknown waves before me roll, 
Hiding rock and treacherous shoal; 
Chart and compass came from thee : 
Jesus, Saviour, pilot me, 

2 As a mother stills her child, 
Thou canst hush the ocean wild ; 
Boisterous waves obey thy will 
When thou say'st to them "Be still ! " 
Wondrous Sovereign of the sea, 
Jesus, Saviour, pilot me. 



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When at last I near the shore, 
And the fearful breakers roar 
'Twixt me and the peaceful rest, 
Then, while leaning on thy breast, 
May I hear thee say to me, 
"Fear not, I will pilot thee ! " 



1 35 Westminster. 8s, 7s. 

i Father, bear the prayer we offer ! 
Not for ease that prayer shall be, 
But for strength that we may ever 
Live our lives courageously. 

Not for ever by still waters 
Would we idly quiet stay ; 

But would smite the living fountains 
From the rocks along our way, 

3 Be our strength in hours of weakness. 
In our wanderings, be our guide ; 
Through endeavor, failure, danger, 
Father, be thou at our side ! 



136 Holy Night. 

i Silent night! Holy night ! 
All is calm, all is bright ; 
Round yon Virgin Mother and Child ! 
Holy infant, so tender and mild, 

Sleep in heavenly peace, 

Sleep in heavenly peace. 



120 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

2 Silent night! Holy night ! 
Shepherds quake at the sight ! 
Glories stream from heaven afar, 

Heavenly Hosts sing Alleluia ! 
Christ, the Saviour is born ! 

3 Silent night ! Holy night ! 
Son of God ! love's pure light 
Radiant beams from Thy Holy Face 
With the dawn of redeeming grace, 

Jesus, Lord, at Thy Birth ! 



137 Orient, us, ios. Heber. 

i Brightest and best of the sons of the morn- 
ing! 
Dawn on our darkness and lend us thine aid ; 
Star of the East, the horizon adorning, 
Guide where our infant Redeemer is laid. 

2 Cold on his cradle the dew-drops are shining ; 

Low lies his lead with the beasts of the stall: 
Angels adore him, in slumber reclining, 
Maker, and Monarch, and Siviour of all ! 

3 Say shall we yield him, in costly devotion, 

Odors of Edom, and offerings divine ? 
Gems of the mountain, and pearls of the 
ocean, 
Myrrh from the forest, or gold from the 
mine ? 

4 Vainly we offer each ample ob'ation, 

Vainly with gold would his favor secure : 
Richer, by far, is the h'an's adoration ; 
Dearer to God are the prayers of the poor. 



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5 Brightest and best of the sons of the morning ! 
Dawn on our dark ness and lend us thine aid; 
Star of the East, the horizon adorning, 

Guide where our infant Redeemer is laid. 



1 38 Hymn, C. M. Sears. 

1 Calm on the listening ear of night, 

Come heaven's melodious strains, 
Where wild Judea stretches far 
Her silver- minded plains. 

2 Celestial choirs, from courts above, 

Shed sacred glories there, 
And angels, with their sparkling lyres, 
Make music on the air. 

3 The answering hills of Palestine 

Send back the glad reply; 
And greet, from all their haly heights, 
The day-spring from on high. 

4 O'er the blue depths of Galilee 

There comes a holier calm, 
And Sharon waves, in solemn praise, 
Her silent groves of palm. 

5 "Glory to God!" the sounding skies 

Loud with their anthems ring — 
" Peace to the earth, good -will to men, 
From heaven's eternal King ! " 



122 HAMPTON HYMNAL, 

1 39 Caskey, 7s, 5s. D, Cowjer. 

i Sometimes a light surprises 

The Christian while he sings ; 
It is the Lord who rises 

With healing in his wings : 
When comforts are declining, 

He grants the soul again 
A sen son of clear shining, 

To ch . er it after rain. 

2 In holy contemplation, 

We sweetly then pursue 
The theme of God's salvation. 

And find it ever new: 
Set free from present sorrow, 

We cheei fully can say, 
Let the unknown to-morrow 

Bring with it what it may. 

3 It can bring with it nothing 

But he will bring us through ; 
Who gives the lilies clothing, 

Will clothe his people too : 
Beneath the spreading heavens, 

No creature but is fed ; 
And he who feeds the ravens, 

Will give his children bread. 

4 Though vine nor fig-tree neither, 

Their wonted fruit should bear. 
Though all the fields should wither, 

Nor flocks, nor herds be there ; 
Yet God the same abiding. 

His praise shall tune my voice. 
For while in him confiding, 

I cannot but rejoice. 



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140 Ware. L. M. Watts. 

I So let our lips and lives express 
The holy gospel we profess ; 
So let our works and virtues shine 
To prove the doctrine all divine. 

2 Thus we best proclaim abroad 
The honors of our Saviour God, 
When hii salvation reigns within, 
And grace subdues the power of sin. 



141 Halle. 7s, CI. T. Hasting, 

i Now, from labor and from care, 
Evening shades have set me free ; 

In the work of pra ; se and prayer, 
Lord ! I would converse with thee : 

Oh ! behold me from above, 

Fill me with a Saviour's love. 

2 Sin and sorrow, guilt and woe, 

Wither all my earthly joys; ■ 
Naught can charm me here below, 

But my Saviour's melting voice : 
Lord ! forgive- -thy grace restore, 
Make me thine forever more. 

3 For the blessings of this day, 

For the mercies of this hour, 
For the gospel's cheering ray, 

For the Spirit's quickening power, — 
Grateful notes to thee I raise ; 
Oh ! accept my songs of praise. 



124 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

1 42 St. Bede, C. M, 61. Anna L. Waring 

i Father, I know that all my life 
Is portion'd out for me; 
The changes that are sure to come 

I do not fear to see : 
1 ask Thee for a present mir.d, 
Intent on pleasing Thee. 

2 I would not have the restless will 

That hurries to and fro, 
Seeking for some great thing to do, 

Or secret thing to know ; 
I would be treated as a child, 

And guided where I go. 

3 I ask Thee for the daily strength, 

To none that ask denied, 
A mind to blend with outward life, 

While keeping at Thy side ; 
Content to fill a little space, 

If Thou be glorified. 

4 In service which Thy will appoints 

There are no bonds for me ; 
My inmost heart is taught the truth 

That makes 1 hy children free. : 
A life of self-renouncing love 

Is cne cf liberty. 



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1 43 Wesley, us, 10s. T. Hastings. 

1 Hail to the brightness of Zions glad morning! 

Joy to the lands that in darkness have lain ; 
Hushed be the accents of sorrow and mourn- 

Zion in triumph begins her mild reign. 

2 Hail to the brightness of Zion s glad morning, 

Long by the prophets of Israel foretold ; 
Hail to the, millions from bondage returning ; 
Gentiles and Jews the blest vision behold. 

3 Lo ! in the desert rich flowers are springing, 

Streams ever copious are gliding along ; 
Loud from the mountain tops echoes are 
ringing. 
Wastes rise in verdure, and mingle in song. 

5 See, from all lands, from the isles of the ocean, 
Praise to Jehovah ascending on high ; 
Fallen are the engines of war and commotion, 
Shouts of salvation are rending the sky. 



144 Miriam. 73, 6s, D. John of Damascus. 

i The day of resurrection, 

Earth, tell it out abroad : 
The Passover of gladness, 

The Passover of God, 
From death to life eternal, 

From earth unto the sky, 
Our Christ hath brought us over, 

With hymns of viqtory. 



126 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

2' Our hearts be pure from evil, 

That we may see aright 
The Lord in rays eternal 

Of resurrection-light ; 
And, listening to his accents. 

May hear, so calm and plain, 
His own "All hail ! " and, hearing, 

May raise the victor-strain. 



] 45 Mendebras. 7s, fs. D. C, Wcrdsuo th. 

i O day of rest and gladness, 

O day of joy and light, 
O balm of care and sadness, 

Most beautiful, most bright ; 
On thee, the high and lowly, 

Bending before the throne, 
Sing Holy, Holy, Holy, 

To the Great Three in One. 

2 To-day on weary nations 

The heavenly manna falls ; 
To holy convocations 

The silver trumpet calls, 
Where gospel light is glowing 

With pure and radiant beams, 
And living water flowing 

With soul-refreshing streams. 



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New graces ever gaining 

From this our day of rest, 
We reach the rest remaining 

To spirits of the blest. 
To Holy Ghost be praises, 

To Father and to Son ; 
The Church her voice upraises 

To thee, blest Three in One. 



1 46 Woodworth, L. M. 

i My God ! is any hour so sweet, 

From blush of mornto evening fair, 
As that which calls me to Thy feet, 
The hour of prayer ? 

2 Blest is the tranquil hour of morn, 

And blest that solemn hour of eve 
When, on the wings of prayer upborne, 
The world I leave. 

3 Then is my strength by Thee renewed ; 

Then are my sins by Thee forgiven ; 
Then dost Thou cheer my solitude 
With hopes of heaven. 

4 No words can tell what sweet relief 

Here for my every want I find, 
What strength for warfare, balm for grief, 
What peace of mind. 

5 Lord ! till I reach that blissfull shore, 

No privilege so dear shall be, 
As thus my inmost sou 1 to pour 
In prayer to Thee. 



128 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 



1 47 St. Ann's C. M. H. K. White 

i The Lord, our God, is full of might, 
The winds obey his will ; 
He speaks— and, in his heavenly height, 
The rolling sun stands still. 

2 Rebel, ye waves, and o'er the land 

With threat 'ning aspect roar; 
The Lord uplifts his awful hand, 
And chains you to the shore. 

3 Howl, winds of night, your force combine ; 

Without his high behest, 
Ye shall not, in the mountain pine, 
Disturb the sparrow's nest. 

4 His voice sublime is heard afar, , 

In distant peals it dies ;- 
He yokes the whirlwind to his car, 
And sweeps the howling skies. 

5 Ye nations, bend — in reverence bend ; 

Ye monarchs, wait his nod, 
And bid the choral song ascend 
To celebrate your God. 



|48 Repose, 7s, 61. J, Newton. 

i Quiet, Lord, my froward heart, 

Make me teachable and mild, 
Upright, simple, free from art, 

Make me as a waaned child : 
From distrust and envy free, 
Pleased with all that pleases thee. 



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What thou shalt to-day provide, 

Let me as a child receive ; 
What to-morrow may betide, 

Calmly to thy wisdom leave :. 
Tis enough that thou wdt care ; 
Why should I the burden bear ? 

As a little child relies 

On a care beyond his own, 
Knows he's neither strong nor wise, 

Fe*rs to stir a step alone ; — 
Let me thus with thee abide, 
i hou my Father, Guard, and Guide, 



1 49 St. Thomas, S. M. Waits . 

i Come, we who love the Lord, 
And let our joys be known ; 
Join in a song of sweet accord, 
And thus surround the throne. 

2 Let those refuse to sing 

Who never knew our God ; 
But children of the heavenly King 
May speak their joys abroad. 

3 The men of grace have found 

Glory begun below; 
Celestial fruits on earthly ground 
From faith and hope may grow. 

4 The hill of Zion yields 

A thousand sacred sweets 
Before we reach the heavenly fields, 
Or walk the golden streets. 



130 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 



5 Then let our songs abound, 
And every tear be dry ; 
We're marching thro' Immanuel's ground 
To fairer worlds on high. 



] 50 Christian Endeavor Parting Fymn J, E. Rankin. 

i God be with you till we meet again ! 
By His counsels guide, uphold you, 
With His sheep securely fold y«u; 
God be with you till we meet again ! 

Cho. — Till we meet ! Till we meet! 
Till we meet at Jesus' feet ; 
Till we meet ! Till we meet ! 
God be with you ti:l we meet a>airi ! 

2 God be wiih you till we meet again ! 
'Neath His wings securely hide you, 
Daily manna still provide you ; 
God be with you till we meet again ! 

3 God be with you till we meet again ! 
When life's perils thick confound you, 
Put His loving arms around you ; 
God be with you ti 1 we meet again ! 

4 God be with you till we meet again ! 
Keep love s banner floating o'er you. 
Smite death's threat'ning wave before you ; 
God be with you till we meet again ! 



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\ 5 1 Greenville, 8s, 7s, 4s. Burder Skirhy, 

i Lord, dismiss us with thy blessing ; 
Fill our hearts with joy and peace ; 
Let us each, thy love possessing, 
Triumph in redeeming grace : 

Oh, refresh us. 
Traveling through this wilderness. 

2 Thanks we give, and adoration, 

For thy gospel's joyful sound ; 
May the fruits of thy salvation 
In our hearts and lives abound ; 
May thy presence 
With us evermore be found. 

3 Then, when e'er the signal's given 

Us from earth to call away, 
B^rne on angels 1 wings to heaven, 

Glad the summons to obey, 
May we ever 
Reign with Christ in endless day ! 



1 52 Great Heart, P- M. Rev. Gtttird Mouttrie. 

I We march, we march to victory. 
With the cross of the Lord before us. 
With His loving eye' looking down from the 

sky. 
And His holy arm spread o"er us. 
His holy arm spread o'er us. 



132 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

2 We come in the might of the Lord of light, 

A joyful host to meet Him ; 
And we put to flight the armies of night, 
That the sons of the day may greet Him, 
The sons of the day may greet Him. 
We march, we march, &c. 

3 And the choir of angels with song awaits 

Our march to the golden Zion ; 
For our Captain has broken the brazen gates, 
And burst the bars of iron. 
We march, we march, &c. 

4 Then onward we march, our arms to prove, 

With the banner of Christ before us, 
With His eye of love looking down from 
above. 
And His holy arm spread o'er us. 
We march, we march, &c. 



1 53 I John 4: «6, J. Bovurins. 

I I cannot always trace the way 

Where thou, Almighty One, dost move ; 
But I can always, always say, 
That God is love, that God is love. 



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2 When fear her chilling mantle flings 
O'er earth, my soul to heaven' above, 
As to her native home, upsprings, 
For God is love, for God is love . 

3 When mystery clouds my darkened path, 
I'll check my dread, my doubts reprove ; 
In this my soul sweet comfort hath, 
That God is love, that God is love. 

4 Yes, God is love;— a thought like this, 
Can every gloomy thought remove, 
And turn all tears, all woes to bliss, 
For God is love, for God is love. 



J 54 Mark 14: 36. J. BowrtHg. 

1 "Thy will be done !" In devious way 

The hurrying s f ream of life m^y run ; 
Yet still our grateful hearts shall say, 
" Thy will be done." 

2 " Thy will be done ! " If o'er us shine 

A gladdening and a prosperous sun, 

This prayer will make it more divine : 

" Thy will be done." 

3 "Thy will be done ! " Tho' shrouded o'er 

Our path with gloom, one comfort, one 
Is ours ; to breathe, while we adore, 
"Thy will be done." 



134 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

1 55 C. M. Blit* Sc udder. 

i Thou Grace Divine, encircling all, 
A shoreless, soundless sea, 
Wherein at last our souls must fall, — 
O love of God most free ! 

2 When over dizzy heights we go. 

One soft hand blinds our eyes, 
The other leads us safe and slow, — 
O love of God most wise ! 

3 And though we turn us from thy face, 

And wander wid > and long, 
Thou hoid'st us sail in thine embrace, — 
O love of God most strong ! 

4 The saddened heart, the restless soul, 

The toil-worn frame and mind, 
Alike confess thy sweet control, — 
O love of God most kind ! 

5 And, filled and quickened by thy breath, 

Our souls are strong and tree 
To rise ©'er sin and fe.ir and death, 
O love of God, to thee ! 



j 56 Nightfall, lis, 5 s. C '. Winkworth , tr , 

I Now God be with us for the night is closing; 
The light and darkness are of his disposing, 
And 'neath his shadow here to rest we 
yield us, 
For he will shield us. 



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2 Let evil thoughts and spirits flee before us; 
Till morning cometh, watch.O Father.o'er us; 
In soul and body thou from harm defend us, 

Thine angels send us. 

3 Let pious thoughts be ours when sleep o'er- 

takes us, 
Our earliest thoughts be thine when morning 

wakes us; 
All sick and mourners, we to thee commend 
them, 
Do thou befriend them. 

4 We have no refuge, none on earth to aid us, 
But thee, O Father! who thine own hast 

made. us ; 
Keep us in life ; forgive our sins ; deliver 
Us now and ever. 

5 Praise be to thee.throughjesus our Salvation, 
God, three in one, the Ruler of creation : 
High throned, o'er all thine eye of mercy 

casting, 
Lord everlasting ! 



157 Troyte 10's— JLuke 24 : 29. Lyte 

i Abide with me ! Fast falls the eventide, 
The darkness deepens— Lord with me abide! 
When o 'her helpers fail, and comforts flee, 
Help of the helpless, oh, abide with me ! 

2 Swift to i.ts close e'ibs out life's little day, 
E irth s joys grow dim, its glories pass away; 
Change and decay in all around I see ; 
O thou, who changes! not, abide with me ! 



I3 6 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

3 I need thy presence every passing hour; 
What but thy grace can foil the tempter's 

power ? 
Who, like thyself mv guide and stay can be? 
Through cloud and sunshine, oh, abide with 

me ! 

4 Not for brief glance I iong. a passing word, 
But as thou dwell'dst with thy disciples, 

Lord, 
Familiar, condescending, patient, free, 
Come, not to sojourn, but abide, with me ! 



1 5o n's 5's. J. Bowrinc 

1 FROM the recesses of a lowly spirit, 
Our humble p r ayer ascends ; O Father 

hear it, 
Upsoaring on the wings of awe and meek- 
ness ! 
Forgive its weakness ! 

2 We see thy hand ; it leads us, it supports 

us ! 

We hear thy voice ; it counsels and it courts 
us : 

And then we turn away ; and still thy kind- 
ness 
Forgives our blindness. 

3 Oh, how long-suffering, Lord ! but thou de- 

lightest 
To win with love the wandering; thou in- 

vitest, 
By smiles of mercy, not by frowns or terrors, 
Man from his errors. 



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4 Father and Saviour ! plant within each bosom 
The seeds of holiness, and bid them blossom 
In fragrance and in beauty bright and vernal, 

And spring eternal. 

5 Then place them in thine everlasting gar- 

dens, 

Where angels walk, and seraphs are the ward- 
ens ; 

Where everv flower escaped through death's 
dark portal. 
Becomes immortal. 



L. M. C. Elliott. 



159 



1 My God, my Father, while I stray 

Far from my home, on life's rough way, 
Oh, teach me from my heart to say, 
" Thy will be done, thy will be done ! " 

2 What though in lonely grief I sigh 
For friends beloved no longer nigh ; 
Submissive still would I reply, 

" Thy will be done, thy will be done ! " 

3 If thou should'st call me to resign 
What most I prize,— it ne'er was mine ; 
I only yield thee what was thine: 

" Thy will be done, thy will be done ! " 

4 If but my fainting heart be blest 
With thy sweet Spirit for its guest, 
My God, to thee I leave the rest ; 

" Thy will be done, thy will be done ! '' 



I3 8 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

5 Renew my will from cUy to day ; 
Blend it with thine, and take away 
The sin that makes it hard to say, 
"Thy will be done, thy will be done ! " 

6 Then when on earth I breathe no more, 
The pr lyer oft mixid witn tears before, 
I'll sing upon a happier shore : 

" Tny will be d )ne, thy will ba done ! " 



160 



St. Hilda, 7'S, 6s. Bis/top Haw. 

O Jesus, Thou art standing 

Out-side the fast-closed door, 
In lowly patience waiting 

To pass the thres-hold o'er; 
Shame on us, Christian brethren, 

His Name and sign to bear; 
O shame, thrice shame upon us, 

To keep Him standing there. 

O Jesus, Thou art knocking; 

And lo! that hand is scarr'd, 
And thorns Thy brow encircle. 

And tears Thy face have marr'd: 
O love that passeth knowledge, 

So patiently to wait! 
O sin that hath no equal, 

So fast to bar the gate. 



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3. O Jesus, Thou art pleading 

In accent meek and low, 
~"I died for you, My children, 

And will ye treat Me so?" 
O Lord, with shame and sorrow 

We open now the door: 
Dear Savior, enter, enter. 

And leave us never more. 



161 Rialts, 8. M. Antn, 

i For me to live is Christ, 

To die is endless gain; 
For him I gladly bear the cross. 

And welcome grief and pain. 

2 A pilgrimage my lot, 
My home is in the- skies; 

I nightly pitch my tent below, 
And daily higher rise. 

3 I fare with Christ my Lord; 
His path the path I choose; 

They joy who suffer most with him — 
They win who with him lose. 

4 The dawn on distant hills 
Shines o'er the vales below; 

The shadows of this world are lost 
In light to which I go. 

5 My journey soon will end, 
My scrip and staff laid dawn: 

Oh, tempt me not with earthly toys— 
I go to wear a crown. 



140 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

6 Faithful may I endure, 
And hear my Saviour say, 

Thrice welcome home, beloved child, 
Inherit endless day! 



1 yj£ Consecration Hymn. 

Carion, 7's. Frances Ridley Ha vergal. 

i. Take my life, and let it be 
Consecrated, Lord, to Thee : 
Take my moments and my days, 
Let them flow in ceaseless praise. 



2, 



Take my hands, and let them move 
At the impulse of thy love : 
Take my feet, and let them be 
Swift and beautiful for Thee. 



3. Take my silver and my gold ; 
Not a mite would I withhold : 
Take my intellect, and use 
Every power as Thou dost choose. 

4. Take my will, and make it Thine; 
It shall be no longer mine : 
Take my heart : It is Thine own ; 
It shall be Thy royal throne. 

5. Take my love; my Lord, I pour 
At thy feet its treasure-store 
Take myself, and I will be 
Ever, only, all, for Thee ! 



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1 63 6 JESUS, I HAVE PROMISED. 

Richards. 7's, 6's 
Rev. Herbert B. Turner. Rev. John Ernest Bode, 

1. O Jesus, I have promised 
To serve Thee to the end ; 
Be Thou forever near me, 
My Master and my Friend : 
I shall not fear the battle, 
If Thou art by my side ; 

Nor wander from the pathway, 
If Thou wilt be my Guide. 

2. O Jesus, Thou hast promised 
To all who follow Thee, 
That where Thou art in glory 
There shall Thy servant be ; 
And, Jesus, 1 have promised 
To serve Thee to the end ; 

O, give me grace to follow 
My Master and my Friend. 



164 PLEDGE OF THE SOLDIERS OF 

CHRIST. 
Pledge, CM. Cardinal Manning: 

I promise Thee, sweet Lord, that I 
Will never cloud the light 
Which shines from Thee within my soul 
And makes my reason brigh. 



142 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

2. Nor ever will I lose the power 

Tc serve Thee by my will, 
Which Thou hast set within my heart 
Thy precepts to fulfil. 

3. Oh, let me drink as Adam drank, 

Before from Thee he fell ; 
Oh, let me drink as Thou, dear Lord, 
When faint by Sychar's well, 

4. That from my childhood pure from sin 

Of drink and drunken strife, 
By the clear fountains I may rest, 
Of everlasting life. 



156 SPIRIT OF PEACE. 

Written for Indian Citizenship Day, Feb. a, '91. 
Keller's American Hymn, Helen W. Ludlow* 

i Spirit of Peace, we have waited thee long. 
Fold thy white wings on war s 
tent-whitened plain; 
Sadly we hear, as we list for thy sonar. 

Sighs of the wounded, lament for the slain. 
Cry of our people lamenting the slain.-- 

"Trust ye in in God and your hearts shall be 
strong, 
Darkness be light and the rough places 
plain; 
Comfort and peace to his children belong." 



HAM Pipy HYMNAL, J43 

Brothers', 4ve come, at your aitar to pray: 
All have we left for your Master so fair; 
See His lost sheep in the wilderness stray. 
Seeking a shepherd "lo here, 

and "lo there;" 
Will the Good Shepherd go seek for them 
there?— 



"Thus saith the Lord to the needy that pray; 

'I am your refuge, your hope in despair!' 
Out of the desert He maketh a way." 

Spirit of Love, to thy temples draw nigh, 
F]y to our hearts like the dove to her nest; 

Then the long tumult of warfare shkll die, 
Brother by brother no more be oppressed; 

Then shall the wand'ring and weary 
have rest. 

Sing O ye Heavens, and eanh shall reply, 
Gather His people from rast and from west; 

Spirit of Love, to thy temple draw nigh. 



144 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

Chants and Responses. 



1 GLORIA IN EXCELSIS, 

1 Glory be to | God on | high, || and on earth 

peace, good | will towards | men. 

2 We praise thee, we bless thee, we | worship 

thee, | We glorify thee, we give thanks to 
thee for | thy <;reat | glory. 

3 Oh Lord God, | heavenly | King, || God th 

| Father | Almighty ! 

4 Oh Lord, the only begotten Son, | Jesus 

Christ : 1 
Oh Lord God, Lamb of | God, Son | of ihe 
Father. 

5 Thou that takest away the j sins of the 

world, || have mercy | upon | us. 

6 Thou that takest away the | sins of the 

world, || have mercy | upon | us. 

7 Thou that takest away the | sins, of the 

world |j receive our | prayer. 

8 Thou that sittest | ;it the right hand of 

God the | Father, || have mercy | upon | us. 

9 For thou | only "art holy. | Thou | only | art 

the Lord. 

io Thou only O Christ, with the | Holy | Ghost) 
art most; hirrh in the I florv of | God 
the | Fa 



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TE DEUM LAUD AM US. 

1 We pivise thee, | O— God ;|| we acknowl- 

edge 1 thee to ! be the | Lord | 
All the earth doth | worship | thee, || the 
Father | ever- | last | mg. | 

2 To thee all angels j cry a- | loud, || the heav- 

_ ens, and [ all the j powers there- | in. 
To thee cherubim and seraphim, con- | tinual- 
ly do I cry, [j Holy, holv, holy, Lord | 
God ot j Sabha- | oth ; ||' 

3 Heaven and eai th are full of the majesty j of 

ihy j gory | The glorious company of the 
apostles praise thee. The goodly fellow- 
ship of the J prophets j praise— | thee. | 
The noble army of martyrs | praise | thee. | 
The holy church throughout all the | 
world- doth ac- | knowledge | thee. | 

4 The Father, of an | infi-nite | majesty ;|| thine 

adorable | true and \ only | Son ; j 
Also the Holy j Ghost, the | Comforter. || 
Thou art the Kingof tdnry, O Christ, thou 
art the everlasting ] Son- '-of the I Fa — I 
ther. II 

5 When thou tookest upon thee to de | liver | 

man, | thou didst humble thyself to be | 
born—, I of a I virgin. || 
When thou hadst overcome the | sharp- 
ness of I death, |j thou didst open the 
kingdom of | heaven •• to | all be- | lievers.U 



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6 Thou sittest at the right hand ofGod.in the J 

glory " of the | Father. | We believe that 
thou shalt | come to | be our | judge. 
We therefore pray thee, | help thy I servants 
|| whom thou bast redeemed | with thy | 
precious | blood. | 

7 Make them to be numbered | with thy | 

saints, 1 in | glory I ever- | lasting. || 
O Lord, save thy people, and | bless thine | 
heritage ; | govern them, and | lift them | 
up for | ever. | 

S Day by day we | magni -, fy | thee, | and we 
worship thy name ever, | world with- | 
out — | end. J 
Vouchsafe.O Lord, to keep us this | day with- 
out | sin ; | O Lord have mercy upon us, 
have ! mer-cy up- | on | us || 

9 O Lord, let thy mercy | be up- | on us, as 
our | trust | is m | thee. | 
O Lord, in | thee " have I | trusted ; | let me 
| never | be con- | founded. | A- | men.J 



f 

THE LORDS PRAYER. 

Our Father, who art in heaven, j hallowed | 

be thy | name ; 
Thy kingdom come, thy wiil be done on | 

earth, • as it I is in I heaven. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 147 

2 Give us this | day our | daily | bread ; 
And forgive us our trespasses, as we for- 
give I them that | trespass a- | gainst us, 

3 And lead us not into temptation, but de J 

liver I us from | evil ; 
For thine is the kingdom, and the powe 
and the | glory, for- [ ever. A- \ men 



4 PSALM XXIII. 

1 The Lord is my shepherd ; I shall not want. 

2 He maketh me to lie down in green past- 
ures ; he Ieadeth me beside the still waters. 

3 He restoreth my soul ; he Ieadeth me ht the 
paths of righteousness for his name's sake. 

4 Yea, though I walk through the valley of the 
shadow of death, I will fear no evil ; for thou art 
with me ; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. 

5 Thou preparest a table before me ip the 
presence of mine enemies ; thoju anointest my 
head with oil ; my cup runneth over. 

6 Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me 
all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the 
house of the Lord for ever. 



148 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

12 RESPONSES AFTER PRAYER. 

1 Hear our prayer, 
O Heavenly Father, 
Hear our prayer, Hear our prayer ! 



2 Bow down thine ear, O Lord, and hear me ; 
Hear the petitions we offer before thee ; 
Hear our prayer, hear our prayer. 



Thou, from whom we never part, 
Thou whose love is everywhere, 

Thou, who seest every heart, 
Listen to our evening prayer. 



God that madest earth and heaven, dark- 
ness and light, 
Who, the day for toil, hath given, for rest, 

the night — 
May thine angel guards defend us, 
Slumber sweet thy mercy send us, 
Holy dreams and hopes attend us, 
This livelong night. 



5 Holy Father, hear our cry, 
Holy Saviour, bend thine ear, 
Holy Spirit, come thou nigh, 
Father, Saviour, Spirit, hear ! 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 149 

My Jesus, as thou wilt ! 

Oh, may thy will be mine ; 
Into thy hand of love 

I would my all resign ; 
Through sorrow, or through joy, 

Conduct me as thine own, 
And help me still to say, 

"My Lord, thy will be done ! " 



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7 Come unto Me when shadows darkly gather. 
When the sad hea^t is weary and distressed; 

Seeking for comfort from your heavenly Father, 
Come unto Me and 1 will give you rest. 



Litany, V M. Anon- 

8 Jesus who for us didst bear 

Scorn and sorrow, toil and care, 
Hearken to our lpwly prayer, 
Hear us, holy Jesus. -Amen. 



a The Lord be merciful unto us and bless us 
and cause his face to shine upon us. Amen- 



I 50 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

NATIONAL AND PATRIOTIC 
HYMNS. 



1 Julia Ward Howe; 

BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC. 

Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of 

the Lord ; 
He is trampling out the vintage where the 

grapes of wrath are stored ; 
He hath loosed the fateful lightnings of his 

terrible swift sword ; 

His truth is marching ©n. 

I have seen him in the watch fires of a hundred 

circling camps ; 
They have builded him an altar in the evening 

dews and damps ; 
I can read his righteous sentence by the dim and 

flaring lamps ; 

His day is marching on. 

I have read a fiery gospel, writ in burnished rows 

of steel : 
"As ye deal with my contemners, so with you my 

grace shall deal ; 
Let the Hero, born of woman, crush the serpent 

with his heel. 

Since God is marching on." 



HAMPTON HYMNAL., 15I 

He ^hasl'sounded forth the trumpet that shall 

never call retreat ; 
He is sifting out the hearts of men before his 

judgment seat ; 
O, be swift, my soul, to answer Him ! be iubilant, 

my feet ! 

Our God is marching on. 

In the beauty of the lilies, Christ was born across 

the sea, 
With a glory in his bosom that transfigures you 

and me : 
As He died to make men holy, let us die to 

make men free, 

While God is marching on. 



GOD SAVE THE QUEEN.. 

God save our gracious Queen, 
Long live our noble Queen, 

God save the Queen ; 
Send her victorious, 
Happy and glorious, 
Long to reign over us, 

God save the Queen. 

O Lord our God arise, 
Scatter her enemies, 

And make them fall. 
Confound their politics. 
Frustrate their knavish tricks, 
On Thee our hopes we fix, 

O save us all. 



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Thy choicest gifts in store, 
On her be pleased to pour, 

Long may she reign. 
May she defend our laws, 
And ever give us cause 
To sing with heart and voice, 

God save the Oueen. 



GOD EVER GLORIOUS. 

Russian Hymn. 

God ever glorious ! 

Sovereign of nations, 

Waving the banner of peace o'er ©ur 

land ; 
Thine is the victory, 
Thine the salvation; 
Strong to deliver, 
Own we Thy hand. 
Still may thy blessing rest, 
Father most holy. 
Over each mountain, rock, river and 

shore ; 
Sing Hallelujah ! Shout in hosannas! 
God keep our country 
Free evermore. 



KAMPTON-'HYMNAL. 153 

4 .S. F. Smith 

MY COUNTRY 'TIS OF THEE. 

My country, 'tis of thee, 
Sweet land of liberty, 

Of thee we sing ; 
Land where my fathers died, 
Land cf the pilgrims' pride, 
From every mountain side 

Let freedom ring. 

My native country, thee, 
Land ai the noble free, 

Thy name I love ; 
I love thy rocks and rills, 
Thy woods and templed hills, 
My heart with rapture thrills, 

Like that above, 

Let music swell the breeze, 
And ring from all the trees 

Sweet freedom's song ; 
Let mortal tongues awake, 
Let all that breathe partake, 
Let rocks their silence break, 

The sound prolong. 

Our Father's God, to thee, 
Author of liberty, 

To thee we sing: 
Long may our land be bright 
With freedom s holy light, 
Protect us with thy might, 

Great God, our King ! 



154 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

5 THE WATCH ON THE RHINE. 

A roar like thunder strikes the ear, 
Like clang of arms or breakers near, 
Rush forward for the German Rhine ! 
Who shields thee, dear beloved Rhine ? 

Dear Fatherland, thou need'st not fear, 

Thy Rhineland watch stand firmly here ! 

Dear land, dear Fatherland, thou need'st not 
fear, 

Thy watch, thy Rhineland watch stand 
firmly here ! 

A hundred thousand hearts beat high, 
The flash darts forth from ev ry eye, 
For Teutons brave, inured by toil, 
Protect their country's holy soil. 
Dear Fatherland, &c. 

When heavenward ascends the eye, 
Our heroes' ghosts look down from high ; 
We swear to guard our dear bequest, 
And shield it with the German breast. 
Dear Fatherland, &c. 

We take the pledge, the stream runs high, 
Our banners proud are wafting high ; 
On for the Rhine, the German Rhine, 
We'd all die for our native Rhine, 
Hence Fatherland, be of good cheer, Jcc . 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 1 55 

Q Rouge t DeL-'sle. 

THE MARSEILLAISE. 
Ye sons of France, awake to glory ! 

Hark ! Hark ! what myriads bid you rise ! 
Your children, wives, and grandsires hoary; 

Behold their tears and hear their cries, 

Behold their tears and hear their cries ! 
Shall hateful tyrants, mischief breeding 

With hireling hosts, a ruffian band, 
Affright and desolate the land, 

While peace and liberty lie bleeding ! 

CHORUS. 

To arms, to arms ye brave ! 

The patriot sword unsheath ! 
March on, march on, all hearts resolved 

On liberty or death. 

Now, now the dangerous storm is rolling. 

Which treach'rous kings confederate raise : 
The dogs of war, let loose, are howling, 

And lo ! our walls and cities blaze ! :| 
And shall we basely view the ruin, 

While lawless force, with guilty stride, 

Spreads desolation far and wide, 
With crimes and blood his hands embruing ? 
To arms, &c. 



156 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

O liberty! — can man resign thee, 

Once having felt thy generous flame? 

Can dungeons, bolts and bars confine thee ? 
Or whip thy noble spirit tame ? 

Too long the world has wept bewailing 
That falsehood's dagger tyranis wield — 
But freedom is our sword and shield, 

And all their arts are unavailing. 
To arms, &c. 



7 THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER. 

Oh say. can you see by the dawn's early light. 
What so pioudly we hailed at the twilight's 

last gleaming, 
Whose broad stripes and bright stars, thro' the 

perilous fight, 
O'er the ramparts we watched, were so gal- 
lantly streaming ; 
While the rocket's red glare, the bombs bursting 

in air, 
Gave proof thro' the night that our flag was 

still there ; 
Oh say, does the Star-Spangled Banner yet 

wave, 
O'er the land of the free and the home of the 

brave ? 

On the shore, dimly seen through the mists of 

the deep, 
Where the foe's haughty host in dread silence 

reposes, 
What is that which the breeze o'er the tower 7 

ing steep, 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 1 57 

As it fitfully blows, half conceals, half dis- 
closes ? 

Now it catches the gleam of the morning's first 
beam, 

In full glory reflected now shines on the stream 
Tis the Star-Spangled Banner; Oh long may it! 
wave, 

O'er the land of the free and the home of the 
brave ! 

©h thus be it ever, when'freemen shall stand 
Between their loved home and foul war's deso- 
lation ; 

Blest with vict'ry and and peace, may the Heav'n 
rescued land 

Praise the power that hath made and pre- 
served us a nation ; 

Then conquer we must, when our Cause is so 
just, 

And this be our motto,—" In God is our trust ; " 
And the Star-Spangled Banner in triumph shall 

wave, 
O'er the land of the free and the home of the 

brave ! 



15* HAMPTON HYMNAIr. 

THE ENLISTED MEN. 



While recruiting and drilling the 9th Regiment, U. S. Col- 
ored Troops, at Benedict, Maryland, in the winter of 1863-4, 
the men gathered around the camp fire would sing by the hour 
the melodies of the plantation slave life that they had just 
left — not always very melodiously; but Ute one evening I was 
startled by a magnificent chorus trom nearly a thousand black- 
soldiers, that called me from my tent to listen to its most n 
spiring strains, and I called it the "Negroes' Battle Hymn." 

S. C. Armstrong. 

Hark ! listen to the trumpeters, 
They call for volunteers ; 
On Zion's bright and flow'ry mount 
Behold the officers. 

Chorus. 

They look like men, 

They look like men. 

They look like men of war, 

All armed and dressed in uniform, 

They look like men of war. 

Their horses white, their armor bright, 
With courage bold they stand, 
Enlisting soldiers for their King, 
To march to Canaan's land. — Chorus. 

It sets my heart quite in a flame 
A soldier thus to be ; 
I will enlist, gird on my arms, 
And fight for liberty.— Chorus. 

We want no cowards in our band, 
That will their colors fly ; 
We call for valiant hearted men, 
Who 're not afraid to die. — Chorus. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 159 

To see our armies on parade, 
How martial they appear ! 
All armed and dressed in uniform, 
They look like men of war. — Chorus. 

They follow their great General, 
The great eternal Lamb, 
His garment stained in his own blood ; 
King Jesus is his name, — Chorus. 

The trumpets sound, the armies shout, 
They drive the host of hell ; 
How dreadful is our God to adore, 
The great Emmanuel ! — Chorus. 



S. C. A. 

Alice M. Bacon. 

Into the fight where the bullets flew thick- 
est — 
Leading his dusky troops, fire in his eye — 
On with the bravest — ahead with the quick- 
, est — 

For God and freedom's sake ready to die. 
Forward ! his only thought, — 
Forward, till all is wrought ! 
Freedom the end he sought — 
Freedom for slaves. 



l6o HAMPTON HYMNAL 

2 Battles all ended now — silent the clamor, — 

Freedom for one and all — never more 
slave — 
No more the auction block — no more the 
hammer — 
Ransom that paid it all, blood of the brave. 
Still "Forward," is his cry; 
'•Forward ! be men or die ! 
"Forward, with purpose high; 
"Manhood is yours." 

3 Heading still dusky troops, leading them on- 

ward, 
Upward from slavehood's curse — up 
toward the light; 
Out of their darkest hour, heavenward and 
sunward — 
Strong as of old his voice, eye still as 
bright. 
See, now the battle's fought ! 
Look, here the end he sought — 
Look, here the work he wrought — 
Manhood for slaves ! 

4 Borne by his dusky troops, lovingly, slowly- - 

Toll bell; droop, banner, droop over our 
dead; 
Gather around his bier, scorned ones and 
lowly; 
Learn from the life he gave, lead where he 
led. 
He rests — his work well done; 
He rests — his battle won; 
Never let freedom s sun 
Set o'er his erave ! 



HAMPTON HYMNAL, l6l 

FORWARD BE OUR WATCHWORD. 

St. Boniface. Rev. Henry Alford. 

i. Forward be our watchword, 
Steps and voices joined ; 
Seek the things before us, 
Not a look behind : 
Burns the fiery pillar 
At our army's head ; 
Who shall dream of shrinking, 
By our Captain led ? 
Forward through the desert, 
Thro' the toil and fight : 
Jordan flows before us, 
Sion beams with light ! 

2. Forward, flock of Jesus, 
Salt of all the earth ; 
Till each yearning purpose, 
Spring to glorious birth : 
Sick, they ask for healing. 
Blind, they grope for day ; 
Pour upon the nations 
Wisdom s loving ray. 
Forward, out of error, 
Leave behind the night ; 
Forward, thro' the darkness, 
Forward, into light ! 



l62 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

3. Far o'er yon horizon 
Rise the city towers, 
Where our God abideth ; 
That fair home is ours : 
Flash the walls with jasper, 
Shine the streets with gold ; 
Flows the gladd'ning river. 
Shedding joys untold ; 
Thither, onward thither. 
In the Spirit's might : 
Pilgrims to your country, 
Forward into light ! 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 163 



Responsive Readings. 



THE APOSTLES* CREED. 

I believe in God the Father Almighty, maker 
of heaven and earth; and in Jesus Christ his 
only Son our Lord ; who was conceived by the 
Holy Ghost, born of the Virgin Mary; suffered 
under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead, and 
buried ; the third day he rose from the dead ; he 
ascended into heaven, and sitteth on the right 
hand of God the Father Almighty ; from thence 
he shall come to judge the quick and the dead. 
1 believe in the Holy Ghost ; the Holy Catholic 
Church, the communion of saints ; the forgive- 
ness of sins ; the resurrection of the body ; and 
he life everlasting. Amen. 



THE BEATITUDES. 

Math. v. 3— xa 

Blessed are the poor in spirit : for theirs is the 
kingdom of heaven. 

Blessed are they that mourn : for they shall 
be comforted. 

Blessed are the meek : for they shall inherit 
the earth. 



j6 4 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst 
after righteousness: for they shall be filled. 

Blessed are the merciful : lor they shall obtain 
mercy. 

Blessed are the pure in heart : for they shall 
see God. 

Blessed are the peacemakers; for they shall be 
called the children of God. 

Blessed are they which are persecuted for 
righteousness' sake : for theirs is the kingdom 
of heaven. 

Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and 
persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil 
against you falsely for my sake. 

Rejoice, and be exceeding glad : for great is 
your reward in heaven : for so persecuted they 
the prophets which were before you. 

THE TEN COMMANDMENTS. 

Exodus xx : 3 — tj 

First.— Thou shalt have no other gods before 
me. 

Second. — Thou shalt not make unto thee any 
graven image, or any likeness of anything that 
is in heaven above, or that is in the earth be- 
neath, or that is in the water under the earth : 
thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor 
serve them : for I the Lord thy God am a jealous 
God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon 
the children unto the third and fourth genera- 
tion of them that hate me ; and showing mercy 
unto thousands of them that love me, and keep 
my commandments. 

Third. — Thou shalt not take the name of the 
Lord thy God in vain ; for the Lord will not hold 
him guiltless that taketh his name in vain. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 165 

Fourth.— Remembet the sabbath day, to keep 
it holy. Six days shait thou labor, and do all 
thy work : but the seventh day is the sabbath 
of the Lord thy God : in it thou shalt not do any 
work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy 
man-servant, nor thy maid-servant, nor thy 
cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates : 
for in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, 
the sea, and all that in them is. and rested the 
seventh day : wherefore the Lord blessed the 
sabbath day : and hallowed it. 

Fifth. — Honor thy father and thy mother : 
that thy days may be long upon the land which 
the Lord thy God giveth thee. 

Sixth. — Thou shalt not kill. 

Seventh. — Thou shalt not commit adultery, 

Eighth. — Thou shalt not steal. 

Ainth. — Thou shalt not bear false witness a- 
gainst thy neighbor. 

Tenth.— Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's 
house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's wife, 
nor his man-servant, nor his maid servant, nor his 
ox.norhis ass; nor anything that is thy neighbor's. 

Matt, xxil : 37—40. 

Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all 
thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy 
mind. This is the first and great commandment. 
And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love 
thy neighbour as thyself. On these two com- 
mandments hang all the law and the prophets. 

1 Cor. xill. 

Though I speak with the tongues of men and 
of angels, and have not charity, I am become as 
sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal. 



l66 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

2 And though I have the gift of prophecy and 
understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; 
and though I have all faith, so that I could re- 
move mountains, and have not charity, I am 
nothing. 

3 And though I bestow all my goods to feed 
the poor , and though 1 give my body to be burn- 
ed, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing. 

4 Charily suffereth long, and is kind ; charity 
envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not 
puffed up ; 

5 Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh 
not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no 
evil ; 

6 Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in 
truth ; 

7 Beareth all things, believeth all things, 
hopeth all things, endureth all things. 

8 Charity never faileth : but whether there be 
prophecies, they shall fail ; whether there be 
tongues, they shall cease: whether there be 
knowledge, it shall vanish away. 

9 For we know in part, and we prophesy in 
part. 

io But when that which is perfect is come, 
then that which is in part shall be done away. 

n When I was a child, I spake as a child, I 
understood as a child, I thought as a child ; but 
when I became a man, I put away childish 
things. 

12 For now we see through a glass, darkly; 
but then face to face : now I know in part but 
then I shall know even as also I am known. 

13 And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these 
three ; but the greatest of these is charity. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. I.67 



I will lift up mine eyes unto the hHIs, h@m 
whence cometh my help. 

3 My help cometh from the Lord, which made 
heaven and earth. 

3 He will not suffer thy foot to be moved : he 
that keepeth thee will not slumber. 

4 Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither 
slumber nor sleep. 

5 The Lord is thy keeper : the Lord is tJey 
shade upon thy right hand. 

6 The sun shall not smite thee by day, a»r 
the moon by night. 

7 The Lord shall preserve thee from evil : he 
shall preserve thy soul. 

8 The Lord shall preserve thy going out a*«f 
thy coming in from this time forth, and even far 
evermore. 



Psalm xix. 



i The heavens declare the glory of God ; smi 
the firmament sheweth his handiwork. 

2 Day unto day uttereth speech, and night 
unto night sheweth knowledge. 

3 There is no speech nor language, w&«re 
their voice is not heard. 

4 Their line is gone out through all the earth, 
and their words to the end of the world, la 
them hath he set a tabernacle for the sun. 

5 Which is as a bridegroom coming out of his 
chamber, and rejoiceth as a strong man to ru-a a 
race. 



1 68 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 



6 His going forth is from the end of the heaven, 
and his circuit unto the ends of it : and there is 
nothing hid from the heat thereof. 

7 The law of the Lord is perfect, converting 
the soul : the testimony of the Lord is sure, 
making wise the simple. 

8 The statutes of the Lord are right, rejoicing 
the heart : the commandment of the Lord is 
pure, enlightening the eyes. 

9 The fear of the Lord is clean, enduring for 
ever : the judgments of the Lord are true and 
righteous altogether. 

io More to be desired are they than gold, yea, 
than much fine gold: sweeter also than honey 
and the honeycomb. 

1 1 Moreover by them is thy servant warned : 
atid'm keeping ot them there is great reward. 

12 Who can understand his errors? cleanse 
thou me from secret, faults. 

13 Keep back thy servant also from presump- 
tuous sifts ; let them no: have dominion over 
me : then shall I be upright, and I shall be in- 
nocent from the great transgression. 

14 Let the words of my mouth, and the medi- 
tation of my heart, bs acceptable in thy sight, O 
Lord, my strength, and my redeemer. 



Psalm ciii. 



BLESS the Lord, O my soul; and all that is 
within me, bless his holy name. 

2 Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not 
all his benefits ; 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 169 

3 Who forgiveth all thine iniquities ; who 
healeth all thy diseases ; 

4 Who redeemeth thy life from destruction ; 
who crowneth thee with lovingkindness and, 
tender mercies; 

5 Who satisfieth thy mouth with good things ; 
so that thy youth is renewed like the eagle's. 

6 The Lord executeth righteousness and 
judgment for all that are oppressed. 

7 He made known his way unto Moses, his 
acts unto the children of Israel. 

8 The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to 
anger, and plenteous in mercy. 

9 He will not always chide ; neither will he 
keep his anger forever. 

10 He hath not dealt with us after our sins; 
nor rewarded us according to our iniquities. 

12 For as the heaven is high above the earth, 
so great is his mercy toward them that fear 
him. 

As far as the east is from the west, so far hath 
he removed our transgressions from us. 

13 Like as a father pitieth his children, so trie 
Lord pitieth them that fear him. 

14 For he knoweth our frame, he remembereth 
hat we are dust. 

15 As for man, his days are as grass: as a flower 
of the field, so he flourisheth. 

16 For the wind passeth over it, and it is 
gone ; and the place thereof shall know it no 
more. 

17 But the mercy of the Lord is from ever- 
lasting to everlasting up:>n them that fear him, 
and his righteousness unto children's children; 



1?® HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

1 8 To such as keep his covenant, and to those 
that remember his commandments to do them. 

19 The Lord hath prepared his throne in the 
heavens; and his kingdom ruleth overall. 

20 Bless the Lord, ye his angels, that excel 
in strength, that do his commandments, hearken- 
ing unto the voice of his word. 

21 Bless ye the Lord, all ye his hosts; ye min- 
isters of his, that do his pleasure. 

22 Bless the Lord all his works in all places 
»f his dominion: bless the Lord, O my soul. 



Psalm xxiv. 

The earth is the Lord's and the fulness thereof 
the world, and they that dwell therein. 

2 For he hath founded it upon the seas, and 
established it upon the floods. 

3 Who shail ascend into the hill of the LORD ? 
or who shall stand in his holy place. 

4 He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart 
who hath not lifted up his soul unto vanity, nor 
sworn deceitfully. 

5 He shall receive the blessing from the LORD, 
and righteousness from the God of his salvation. 

6 This is the generation of them that seek 
him, that seek thy face, O Jacob. 

7 Lift up your heads, O ye gates ; and be ye 
lifted up. ye everlasting doors ; and the King of 
glory shall come in 

8 Who is this King of glory? The Lord strong 
and mighty, the Lord mighty in battle. 



HAMPTON HYMNAL. 171 

7 Lift up your heads, O ye gates ; even lift 
ihem up, ye everlasting doors ; and the King of 
glory shall come in. 

10 Who is this King of glory? The LORD of 
* hosts, he is the King of glory. 



Psalm XL vl. 

God is our refuge and strength, a very present 
help in trouble. 

2 Therefore will not we fear, though the earth 
be removed, and though the mountains be car- 
ried into the midst of the sea ; 

3 Though the waters thereof roar and be 
troubled, though the mountains shake with the 
swelling thereof. 

4 There is a river, the streams whereof shall 
make glad the city of God, the holy place of the 
tabernacles of the Most High. 

5 God is in the midst of her ; she shall not be 
moved : God shall help her and that right early. 

6 The heathen raged, the kingdoms were mov- 
ed ; he uttered his voice, the earth melted. 

7 The Lord of hosts is with us : the God of 
Jacob is our refuge. 

8 Come, behold the works of the Lord, what 
desolations he hath made in the earth. 

9 He maketh wars to cease unto the end of 
the earth ; he breaketh the bow and cutteth the 
spear in sunder ; he burneth the chariot in the fire. 

10 Be still and know that I am God : 1 will be 
exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in 
the earth. 

11 The Lord of host is with us: the God of 
Jacob is our refuge. 



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Isaiah LV 

Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the 
waters, and he that hath no money; come ye, 
buy, and eit; yea, come, buy wine and milk 
without money and without price. 

2 Wherefore do ye spend money for that 
which is not bread ? and your labor for that 
which satisfieth not ? hearken diligently unto 
me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your 
soul delight i'. self in fatness 

3 Incline your ear, and c >me unto me : hear, 
and your soul shall live ; and I will make an 
everlasting covenant with you, even the sure 
mercies of David. 

4 Behold, I have given him for a witness to 
the people, a leader and commander to the peo- 
ple. 

5 Behold, thou shalt call a nation that thou 
knowest not, and nations that kne* 7 not thee 
shall run unto thee because of the Lord thy 
God, and for the Holy One of Israel ; for he 
hath glorified thee. 

6 Seek ye the Lord while he may be found, 
call ye upon him whde he is near : 

7 Let the wicked forsake his way, and the 
unrighteous man his thoughts : and let him re- 
turn unto the Lord, and he will have mercy 
upon him ; and to our God, for he will abund- 
antly pardon. 

8 For my thoughts are not your thoughts, 
neither are your ways my ways, saith the Lord. 

9 For as t he heavens are higher than the earth, 
so are my ways higher than your ways, and my 
thoughts than your thoughts. 



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10 For as the rain cometh down, and the 
snow from heaven, and returneth not thither, 
but watereth the earth, and maketh it bring 
forth and bud, that it may give seed to the sow- 
er, and bread to the eater : 

1 1 So shall my word be that goeth forth out 
of my mouth : it shall not return unto me void, 
but it shall .accomplish that which I please, and 
it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it. 

12 For ye shall go out with joy, and be led 
forth with peace : the mountains and the hills 
shall break forth before you into singing, and 
all the trees of the field shall clap their hands. 

13 Instead of the thorn shall come up the fir 
tree, and instead of the brier shall come up the 
myrtle tree: and it shall be to theLORD for a name, 
for an everlasting sign that shall not be cut off. 



Rev. xxii. 

And he shewed me a pure river of water of 
life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne 
of God and of the Lamb. 

2 In the midst of the street of it and on either 
side of the river, was there the tree of life, which 
bare twelve manner of fruits, and yielded her 
fruit every month : and the leaves of the tree 
were for the. healing of the nations. 
< 3 And there shall be no more curse : but the 
throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in it; 
and his servants shall serve him : 

4 And they shall see his face : and his name 
shall be in their foreheads. 



174 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

5 And there shall be no night there; and they 
need no candle, neither light of the sun; for th e 
Lord God giveth them light: and they shal 1 
reign for ever and ever. 

6 And he said unto me, These sayings are 
faithful and true: and the Lord God of the holy 
prophets sent his angel to shew unto his servants 
the things which must shortly be done. 

7 Behold, I come quickly: blessed is he that 
keepeth the sayings of the prophecy of this book. 



Rer. xxii. 

ii He that is unjust, let him be unjust still 
and he which is filthly, let him be filthy still 
and he that is righteous, let him be righteous still 
and he that is holy, let him be holy still. 

12 And, behold I come quickly, and my re- 
ward is with me, t» give every man according as 
his work shall be. 

13 I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and 
the end, the first and the last. 

14 Blessed are they that do his command- 
ments, that they may have right to the tree of 
life, and may enter in through the gates into the 
city. 

15 For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and 
whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and 
whosoever loveth and maketh a lie. 

16 I Jesus have sent mine angel to testify unto 
you these things in the churches. I am the root 
and the offspring of David, and the bright and 
morning star. 



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17 And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. 
And let him that heareth say, Come. And let 
him that is athirst come. And whosoever will, 
let him take the water of life freely. 



John xiy. 

Let not your heart be troubled : ye believe in 
God, believe also in me. 

2 In my Father's house are many mansions : 
if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to 
prepare a place for you. 

3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I 
will come again, and receive you unto myself ; 
that where I am, there ye may be also. 

4 And whither I go ye know, and the way ye 
know. 

5 Thomas saith unto him, Lord, we know not 
whither thou goest ; and how can we know the 
way? 

6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the 
truth, and the life : no man cometh unto the 
Father, but by me. 

7 If ye had known me. ye should have knows 
my Father also : and from henceforth ye know 
him, and have seen him. 

8 Philip saith unto him, Lord, shew us the 
Father, and it sufficeth us. 

9 Jesus saith unto him, Have I been so long 
time with you, and yet hast thou not known me, 
Philip ? he that hath seen me hath seen the 
Father ; and how sayest thou then, Shew us the 
Father? 

10 Believest thou not that I am in the Father,, 
and the Father in me ? the words that I speak 



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unto vou I speak not of myself : but the Father 
that dwelleth in me. he doeth the work?. 

ii Believe me th it I am in the Father, and 
the Father in me : or else believe me for the 
very works' sake. 

12 Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that be- 
lieveth on me, the works ihat I do shall he do 
also ; and greater works than these shall he do; 
because I go unto my Father. 

13 And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, 
that will I do, that the Father may be glorified 
in the Son. 

14 3 f ye shall ask any thing in my name, I 
will do it. 

15 If ye love me, keep my commandments. 

16 And I will pray the Father, and he shall 
give you another Comforter, that he may abide 
with you for ever; 

17 Even the Spirit of truth ; whom the world 
cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither 
knoweth him : but ye know him : for he dwell- 
eth with you, and shall be in you. 

18 I will not leave you comfortless: I will 
come to you. 

19 Yet a little while, and the world seeth me 
no more ; but ye see me; because I live, ye shall 
live also. 

20 At that day ye shall know that I am in 
my Father, and ye in me, and I in you. 

21 He that hath my commandments, and 
keepeth them, he it is that loveth me : and he 
that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and 
I will love him, and will manifest myself to him. 



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PRAYERS. 



1 GENERAL CONFESSION. 

Almighty and most merciful Father ; We have 
erred and strayed from thy ways like lost sheep. 
We have followed too much the devices and de- 
sires of our own hearts. We have offended a- 
gainst thy holy laws. We have left undone 
those things which we ought to have done ; and 
we have done those things which we ought not 
to have done; and there is no health in us. But 
thou, O Lord, h.we mercy upon us miserable 
offenders. Spare thou those, O God, who con- 
fess their faults. Restore thou those who are 
•penitent : according to thy promises declared 
unto mankind, in Christ Jesus our Lord. And 
grant, O most merciful Father, for his sake, that 
we miv hereafter live a godlv, righteous and 
sober life, to the glory of thy holy name. Amen.. 



2 GENERAL THANKSGIVING, 

Almighty God, Father of all mercies-, we, thine 
unworthy servants, do give thee most humble 
and hearty thanks for all thy goodness and lov- 
ing kindness to us, and to all men. We bless 
thee for our creation, preservation, and all the 
blessings of this life; but, above all, for thine 
inestimable love in the redemption of the world 
by our Lord Jesus Christ ; for the means of grace 
and for the hope of glory. And, we beseech thee, 
give us t iat due sense of all thy mercies, that 
our hearts may be unfeignedly thankful, and 



178 HAMPTON HYMNAL. 

that we may show forth thy praise, not only 
with our lips but in our lives; by giving up our- 
selves to thy service, and by walking before thee 
in holiness and righteousness all our days, 
tnrough Jesus Christ, our Lord; to whom, with 
thee and the Holy Ghost, be all honor and glory, 
world without end. Amen. 



3 PRAYER OF ST. CHRYSOSTOM. 

Almighty God, who hast given us grace' at 
this time, with one accord to make our common 
supplications unto thee; and dost promise that 
when two or three are gathered together in thy 
name, thou wilt grant their requests ; fulfil now, 
O Lord, the desires and petitions of thy servants, 
as may be most expedient for them; granting* us 
in this world knowledge of thy truth, and in the 
world to come life everlasting. Amen. 



4 

Almighty God.unto whom all hearts are open, 
all desires known, and from whom no secrets are 
hid ; cleanse the thoughts of our hearts by the 
inspiration of thy Holy Spirit; that we may per- 
fectly love thee, and worthily magnify thy holy 
name : through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. 



5 

Almighty God, the fountain of all wisdom , 
who knowest our necessities before we ask, and 
our ignorance in asking ; we beseech thee to 



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have compassion upon our infirmities ; and those 
things which for our unworthiness we dare not 
and for our blindness we cannot ask, vouchsafe 
to give us, for the worthiness of thy Son, Jesus 
Christ our Lord. Amen. 



6 

O God, who-knowest the weakness and cor- 
ruption of our nature and the manifold temp- 
tations which we daily meet with ; we humbly 
beseech thee to have compassion on our infir- 
mitiei, and to give us the constant assistance of 
thy Holy Spirit; that we may be effectually re- 
strained from sin and excited to our duty. Im- 
print upon our hearts, such a dread of thy judg- 
ments, and such a grateful sense of thy goodness 
to us, as may make us both afraid and ashamed 
to offend thee. And above all, keep in our 
minds a lively remembrance of that great day 
in which we must give a strict account of our 
thoughts, words and actions ; and. according to 
the works done in the body, be eternally reward- 
ed or punished, by him whom thou hast ap- 
pointed the Judge of the quick and the dead, 
thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. 



7 COLLECTS. 

Almighty God, who seest that we have no 
power of ourselves to help ourselves, keep us 
both outwardly in our bodies, and inwardly in 
our souls ; that we may be defended from all ad- 
versities which may happen to the body, and 



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from all evil thoughts which may assault and hurt 
the soul, through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen. 



8 

O Almighty God, who alone canst order the. 
unruly wills and affections of sinful men; grant 
unto thy people, that they may love the thing 
which thou commandest, and desire that which 
thou dost promise ; that so, amdng the sundry 
and manifold changes of the world, our hearts 
may surely there be fixed, where true joys are to 
be found, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. 

9 

O Lord, from whom all good things do come; 
grant to us thy humble servants, that by thy ho- 
ly inspiration we may think those things that are 
good, and by thy merciful guiding may perform 
the same, through our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. 



10 

O God, the protector of all that trust in thee, 
without whom nothing Is strong, nothing is holy; 
increase and multiply upon us thy mercy ; that 
thou being our ruler and guide, we may so pass 
through things temporal, that we finally lose not 
the things eternal. Grant this, O heavenly Fa- 
ther, for Jesus Christ's sake, our Lord. Amen. 



1 1 

Almighty God, give us grace that we may cast 
away the works of darkness, and put upon us 



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the armor of light, now in the time of this 
mortal life, in which thy Son Jesus Christ came 
to visit us in great humility; thst in the last day, 
when he shall come again in his glorious majes- 
ty to judge both the quick and dead, we may rise 
to the life immortal, through him who liveth 
and rei.aneth with thee and the Holy Ghost, 
now and ever. Amen. 



Grace Before Meals. 



Ps. v; 3. Anon. 

Come at the morning hour, 

Come, let us kneel and pray ; 
Prayer i ; the Christian pilgrim's staff 

To walk with God all day. 



Thou art great and thou art good, 
And we thank thee for this food. 
By thine hand must we be fed, 
Give us Lord our daily bread. 



T, Hastings. 



For the blessings of this day, 
For the mercies of this hour ; 

For the gospel's cheering ray, 
For the Spirit's quickening power, 

Grateful songs to thee we raise, 

Oh ! accept our songs of praise. 



INDEX OF HYMNS. 

No. of Hymn. 

Abide with me 157 

A charge to keep I have 43 

Again as evening's shadow falls 115 

All hail the power of Jesus' name 24 

Am I a soldier of the cross 45 

Art thou weary, art thou languid? 127 

As darker, darker fall around 114 

Awake my soul, and with the sun 3 

Awake my soul, stretch every nerve 44 

Awake, my soul, to joyful lays 57 

Before Jehovah's awful throne ... 28 

Blest be the tie that binds 83 

Brightest and best of the sons 137 



Cast thy burden on the Lord 49 

Call Jehovah thy salvation 54 

Calm on the listening ear of night > 138 

Children of the heavenly King 47 

Christ, above all glory seated 9 

Christ, the Lord, is risen to-day 36 

Come every pious heart 23 

Come gracious Spirit, heavenly Dove 31 

'"Come," said Jesus' s?cred voice 38 

Come, thou Almighty King 19 

Come thou Fount of every blessing 30 

Come we who love the Lord 149 

Come ye disconsolate 48 



Father, breathe an evening blessing 113 

Father hear the prayer we offer 135 

Father I know that all my life 142 

Father, whate'er of earthly bliss 85 

Forever with the Lord 109 

For me to live is Christ 161 



INDEX. 



No. of Hymn. 

For thee, dear, dear country 112 

Fountain of grace rich, full and free 56 

From all that dwell below the skies 133 

From every stormy wind that blows 78 

From Greenland's icy mountains 103 

From the recesses of a lowly spirit 158 

Glorious things of thee are spoken 97 

Glory to Thee, my God, this night 8 

God be with you till we meet again 150 

Cod is love ; His mercy brightens , 20 

God is the refuge of His saints 91 

God moves in a mysterious way 16 

Grander than ocean's story 27 

Guide me, O Thou great Jehovah 15 



Hail, to the brightness of Zion's glad morning 143 

Hark, hark my soul, angelic. 121 

Hark, ten thousand harps and voices 29 

He that goeth forth with weeping 69 

Holy Father, hear my cry 131 

Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty , 1 

How firm a foundation, ye saints of the Lord 52 

How gentle God's commands 46 

How sweet the name of Jesus sounds 59 

If on our daily course our mind 72 

If through unruffled seas 58 

I cannot always trace the way 153 

I gave my life for thee 120 

I heard the voice of Jesus say 76 

I know that my Redeemer lives 26 

I love to steal awhile away 73 

In heavenly love abiding 50 

In the Christian's home in glory xo6 

In, the cross of Christ I glory 33 

It came upon the midnight clear 92 



INDEX 



No. of Hymn, 

I've reached the land of corn and wine 130 

I promise Thee, sweet Lord 164 

I will sing you a song of that beautiful land 125 

Jerusalem, the glorious 107 

Jerusalem, the golden 128 

Jesus calls us o'er the tumult 93 

Jesus, I my cross have taken . . 62 

Tesus, lover of my soul ... 84 

Jesus, Saviour, pilot me 134 

Jesus shall reign where'er the sun 95 

Jesus, Thy name \ love 63 

Joy to the world, the Lord is come 21 

Just ,;s I am, without one plea 39 

Lead, kindly Li'-'ht, amid the encircling 87 

Let us with a joyful mind 7 

Lord, as to Thy dear cross we flee 67 

Lord, dismiss us with thy blessing ■ 151 

Lord of all being ; throned afar 6 

Lord, thy glory fills the heaven 2 

Love divine, all love excelling - . .' 70 

Majestic sweetness sits enthroned 25 

Must Jesus bear the cross alone 65 

More love to Thee, O Christ 34 

My days are gliding swiftly by . • • 105 

My dear Redeemer and my Lord 5 

My faith looks up to Thee 64 

My God is any hour so sweet 146 

My God, my Father, while I stray 159 

My Jesus as Thou wilt 82 

My soul be on thy guard 80 

Nearer, my God, to Thee 99 

Now from labor and from care 141 

Now the day is over 116 

Now God be with us . . 156 



INDEX, IV 

No. of Hymn. 

O, could I speak the matchless worth 68 

O day of rest and gladness ■ 145 

O, for a closer walk with dGod... *.-• ■^•41 

Holy Saviour, Friend unseen . . , ....... joi 

0, Jesus, thou art standing 160 

0, Jesus, I have promised 163 

O mother dear, Jerusalem..,. m 

One sweetly, solemn thought 40 

One there is above all others 61 

On Jordan's rugged banks I stand ito 

Onward Christian soldiers 123 

Pass me not, O gentle Saviour. S3 

Praise the Lord ! Ye heavens adore Him 11 

Praise God from whom all blessings flow 132 

Prayer is the soul's sincere desire 71 

Precious promise God hath given 124 

Quiet, Lord, my froward heart. 148 

Rise my soul and stretch thy wings 104 

Rock of ages cleft for me . , 89 

•Saviour again to thy dear name 86 

Saviour, I follow on g x 

Saviour, like a shepherd lead us 88 

Saviour! teach me, day by day , 100 

Silentnight! Holjuight! I3 6 

Since Jesus is my friend... 60 

Softly now the light of day I4 

So let our lips and lives express i 4 o 

Sometimes a light surprises... I39 

Spirit of Peace (Page t 4 2.) ^5 

Stand up ! stand up for Jesus j! 

Stand up my soul, shake off thy fears 42 

gun of my soul, thou Saviour dear. ..117 

Sweet hour of prayer Ix 8 



INDEX. 



Ne. of Hymn 

Take my heart, O Father take it 90 

Take my life and let it be 66 — 162 

Tell me the old, old story 119 

The day of resurrection ., 144 

The Lord is King ! Lift up thy voice 4 

The Lord is my shepherd, no want 55 

The Lord, our God, is full of might 147 

The morning light is breaking 108 

The Son of God goes forth to war 129 

The spacious firmanent on high 18 

There is a fountain filled with blood 37 

There is an eye that never sleeps 74 

There is a green hill far away 122 

There is a safe and secret place 75 

There's a land that is fairer 126 

There's a wideness in God's mercy 35 

They who seek the throne of grace 77 

Thou Grace Divine 155 

Thus far the Lord has led me on 12 

Thy will be done 154 

Watchman tell us of the night 93 

We march, we march to victory 152 

We may not climb the heavenly steeps 13 

We would see Jesus 102 

When I can read my title clear 79 

When I survey the wondrous cross 32 

While shepherds watched their flocks 22 

While thee I seek, protecting Power 17 

Ye Christian heralds ! go proclaim ■ . 94 

Ye servants of God, your Master proclaim 10 



Zion stands with hills surrounded 98 



INBBX. VI 

CHANTS AND RESPONSES. 

Page. 

Gloria inExcelsis *44 

Te Deum I audamus J 4S 

The I ord's Prayer .....146 

Psalm x x i i i • • x 47 

Responses after prayers 148-140 

RESPONSIVE READINGS. 

The Apostles' Creed 163 

The Beatitudes ■••\v$ 

The ten Commandments *°4 

Matthew XXII 165 

Corinthians I, XIII 16S 

Psalm CXXI 167 

PsalmXIX 167 

Psalm CIII 168 

Psalm XXIV 170 

Psalm XLVI ••^T L 

Isaiah LV 172 

Revelation XXII *73 

JohnXIV 175 

PRAYERS. 

General Confession *77 

General thanksgiving T 77 

Prayer of St. Chrysostom i7 8 

Collects 179 

NATIONAL AND PATRIOTIC HYMNS 

Battle Hymn of the Republic •• .. ...IS* 

Forward be our Watchword 161 

God Save the Queen iS° 

God Ever Glorious 152 

My Country 'tis of Thee IS3 

S. C A. 159 

The Marseillaise I5S 

The Enlisted Men 158 

The St ar-Spangled Banner 156 

The Watch on the Rhine IS4 

Grace before Meals 181 



Y01G PEOPLE'S SOCIETY OF CHRISTIAN E1EAM 

of 
Hampton Institute. 



Trusting in the Lord Jesus Christ for strength, 
I promise Him that I will strive to do whatever 
He would like to have me do: that I will pray to 
Him and read the Bible every day, and that just 
as far as I know, throughout my whole life, I will 
endeavor to lead a Christian life. As an active 
member, I promise to be true to my duties ; to 
be present and take some part, aside from sing- 
ing, in every meeting, unless hindered by some 
reason I can conscientiously give to my Lord 
and Master, Jesus Christ. If obliged to be ab- 
sent from the monthly consecration meeting, I 
will, if possible, send an excuse for abssnce, to 
the Secretary.